Higher intakes of fibre and wholegrains associated with lower rates of non-communicable diseases, including Cardiovascular Disease and Coronary Heart Disease.
People consuming high levels of dietary fibre and whole grains have a lower risk of death from all causes and cardiovascular disease, and reduced incidence of common non-communicable diseases, including coronary heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes, than those eating less fibre, according to a series of systematic reviews and meta-analyses.
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High cholesterol: Six ‘super foods’ to lower cholesterol and reduce heart attack risk- HEART UK featured in The Express
Eating fried food and the link to heart disease- BMJ study
'While this is an interesting study, we need to be careful in drawing firm conclusions', says Lynne Garton, Dietetic Advisor to HEART UK
One serving of fried chicken a day linked to 13% higher risk of death, reports CNN
The NHS Long Term Plan
Setting out the NHS's key objectives and priorities for the coming decade, the NHS Long Term Plan includes specific reference to cholesterol and familial hypercholesterolaemia and HEART UK are delighted.