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Do you suffer from high cholesterol? Eat legumes

Do you like the lens? If you want to stay healthy, it should be on your plate discover more than just a New Year's lunch. This was confirmed by scientific research.

Results of the study of Canadian scientists have shown that a single daily dose (3/4 cup) of legumes effectively reduces the level of harmful LDL cholesterol. Already after three weeks' legume diets "decreased the cholesterol by 5 percent. If your doctor says you're in your blood circulating an excessive amount of cholesterol, then beans, lentils, chickpeas, peas and other related crops should form a regular part of your diet.

What researchers found

With increasing levels of LDL cholesterol increases the risk of diseases of the heart and blood vessels. If you succeed, therefore, necessary because of legumes, reduce bad cholesterol, you can avoid, for example, a heart attack or stroke (stroke).
Legumes beneficial effect on heart health is more evident in men. Compared with women tend apparently worse eating habits and consequently even higher cholesterol. Therefore you can from the inclusion of legumes into your diet to extract more.
Legumes are one of the most underrated protein sources. As a reservoir of proteins are suitable for athletes. Fiber very good for the intestines.

Šoulet et al. heal

Experts agreed that the pulses should become part of the daily diet. Here are some tips on foods that you could take to:
nakyselo lens - a traditional Czech (only) New Year's lunch
pease pudding,
lentil soup,
Šoulet - Jewish food prepared from legumes, cereals and spices,
Hummus - mashed and spread of mashed chickpeas, traditional Arab delicacy,
Mexican salad with tuna and beans.
Legumes can be added to pasta, soups and salads.

And what about gas?

While nutritionists have sung the praises of the great health benefits of legumes, some of the patients complained of stomach and bowel problems. Flatulence, constipation or diarrhea attributed just eaten legumes. Their complaints have experts for comment.

Source: U lékař
Author of the article: Ing. Mgr. Hana Horakova

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