How Fiber Lowers Cholesterol

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DESCRIPTION: This mechanism is similar to how “normal” levels of fiber consumption (huge by modern standards) Relieve the Body of Excess Estrogen (, which may explain reduced breast cancer risk in those eating plant-based diets. Fiber also helps Improve Intestinal Transit Time ( Stool Size Matters ( and it Protects Against Diverticulosis (! An explanation of the nitric acid effect can be found in The Power of NO ( and the magnesium data is in How Do Nuts Prevent Sudden Cardiac Death? ( and Mineral of the Year–Magnesium ( Friday’s video-of-the-day, Nuts and Bolts of Cholesterol Lowering (, covered the cholesterol angle. The next two follow-up videos will use the same trash-picker analogy to explain the actions of phytosterols.

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