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Grains are an important part of any type of healthy diet - including diets that lower cholesterol. However, the types of grains that you consume could influence your cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

Can Amaranth Lower Your Cholesterol Levels?
Amaranth is becoming an increasingly popular addition to health foods, but can it really lower your cholesterol levels? This article will show the cholesterol-lowering studies surrounding this popular grain.

Can Adding Barley to Your Diet Help Lower Your Cholesterol?
Barley is a whole grain that has been shown to have many health benefits -- including lowering cholesterol levels.

Which Grains Should I Eat On a Low Cholesterol Diet?
This article gives you healthy tips on which grains to pick when you are following a low cholesterol diet.

Refined Versus Whole Grains: Which Are Better For Your Cholesterol?
Not all grains are created equally. Knowing which grains to include in your meals can make -- or break -- your cholesterol-lowering diet. This article will help you to select healthier grains for your diet.

Wheat Germ Recipes to Lower Cholesterol
Wheat germ, which is chock-full of phytosterols and other nutrients, is a delicious addition to any cholesterol-lowering diet. These scrumptious recipes contain wheat germ as a primary ingredient.

Does Eating Oatmeal Help Lower Your Cholesterol?
Oatmeal is made of ground oats that can be made into a variety of delicious foods. Some studies have also shown that oatmeal can help improve certain aspects of your cholesterol profile. Find out how oatmeal affects your cholesterol, and how much you need to consume for your heart health.

Nine, Delicious Low-Cholesterol Oatmeal Recipes
Looking for ways to add oatmeal to your diet? Try these delicious recipes! They are chock-full of fiber and can help keep your cholesterol levels -- and your heart -- healthy.

Foods High in Omega-3 - Lesser Known Foods High in Omega-3
Who said that you had to eat fatty fish to obtain omega-3 fats in your diet? Here are some other, healthy sources of omega-3 fatty acids.

Whole Grain Millet and Cholesterol
Looking to try a new whole grain? Whole grain millet may be your answer. This article offers recipe suggestions for using whole grain millet. It makes following a low-cholesterol diet easy!

Heart-Healthy Spelt Recipes
Spelt is a type of wheat that can be found in some food products, such as pasta and flour. This article contains healthy recipes using spelt that will satisfy your taste buds -- without greatly increasing your cholesterol.

Ways to Add Heart-Healthy Buckwheat
Buckwheat is a delicious, healthy grain that can complement many dishes. Here are a few tasty recipes for your low-cholesterol diet plan that feature buckwheat as a primary ingredient.

Heart-Healthy Ways to Add Brown Rice
This article details recipes featuring brown rice flour and brown rice. These nutritious ingredients are a great addition to a low-cholesterol diet plan.

Ways to Add Wild Rice to Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet
This article features tasty, quick, and easy recipes based on wild rice to include in your cholesterol lowering diet.

Tasty Cholesterol-Friendly Meals Made with Quinoa
Looking for ways to add heart-healthy grains into a boring diet? Try adding quinoa. This article features easy suggestions for adding quinoa to any cholesterol-friendly dish.

Ways to Add Barley to a Cholesterol-Lowering Diet
This article includes breakfast, lunch and dinner suggestions for heart-healthy meals featuring the cholesterol-friendly ingredient, barley.

Whole Grain, Bulgur Recipes
Bulgur is a whole grain that can fit anywhere into your low-cholesterol diet plan. Try some of these heart-healthy recipes using bulgur as an ingredient.

Heart-Healthy Amaranth Recipes
High-fiber amaranth is a delicious, cholesterol-friendly addition to many meals. Try some of these healthy recipes containing amaranth to help keep your heart healthy.

Creating the Right Pasta Dishes for Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet
Pasta dishes do not need to be excluded from a cholesterol lowering diet. With a few simple tips, you can make your next pasta dish heart-healthy -- and delicious.

Healthy Ways to Add Whole Grains to Your Cholesterol-Lowering Diet
Whole grains contain a higher amount of fiber compared to their more refined counterparts. Find out how to add whole grains to your cholesterol-lowering diet.

Soluble Fiber Foods: Bean Recipes
This article provides suggestions for delicious recipes with soluble-fiber rich beans as major ingredients.

Healthy Bean Recipes for Your Low-Cholesterol Diet
Healthy bean recipes are provided in this article, with an emphasis on ideas for soups and salads.

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