Eating fiber-rich foods is heart-healthy.

Fiber is the part of carbohydrates we cannot digest. Fiber is found naturally in plant-based foods. There are two main types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. A food can contain one type of fiber or both types of fiber.

Eating a diet high in fiber-rich foods may help your heart. It may reduce your levels of total cholesterol, the less healthy LDL-C, and triglycerides. It may help decrease your blood pressure. Eating more fiber-rich foods may reduce your risk of heart disease and dying from heart disease. Studies show that eating soluble fiber may be especially good for your heart health. 

Eating more fiber may improve the health of your heart.

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The Science Behind the Answer

PALS information is based on the best available science. Our understanding of science is ever changing. Health recommendations can change due to new scientific research.  These figures show where we are in the science and the confidence in the recommendations.

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