Foods That Lower Cholesterol - Green Tea Facts
by Hartono Oey
randomly receive capsules containing Theaflavine-enriched green tea extract (375
mg) or a placebo. They take this capsule for twelve weeks. Total cholesterol level
decrease by 11.3%, the LDL fell by 16.4%. Good cholesterol (HDL) increased by
1.3%. This happened only in green tea group. The volunteer that take placebo
showed no significant change in cholesterol level.

One other important is the ability to fight LDL oxidation. Oxidized LDL is sticky like a
gum. This sticky LDL can cling to the walls of our arteries easily. Atherosclerosis is
build up by this sticky fat, and the risk of heart attack or stroke increase. Antioxidant
in this drink keeps the arteries clean.

In search of foods that lower cholesterol, scientists discover that green tea is an
effective fat burner. It can metabolize fat to energy that we need. We will get more
energy while we lower our cholesterol. What should we do with plenty of energy?
Exercise! We got a lot of energy to exercise. The more we exercise, the more the
energy is produced from fat. Exercise can help lower our cholesterol too. Many
people drink it for weight loss purposes. That is a great bonus. As we loose our
weight, our cholesterol level will decrease too. Everything works toward the same
goal.

What science says?

* Protect the heart
* Contain Bio-active compound that inhibit lipid peroxidation chain
* Can help to remove plaque in the arteries
* Protective effect for Cardiovascular Disease
* Inhibition of cyclooxygenase
* Fat burning effect in whole body
* help lower the risk of arterial blood clotting

These facts proved that this nutritious and delicious drink in one of the food that
lower cholesterol. 250 Mg of total Catechins for 42 days increase in plasma total
antioxidant decreases in plasma peroxides level induced DNA oxidative damage
decrease in LDL cholesterol.


About The Author

Hartono is the writer of Lowering Your High Cholesterol Level e-book. He always
search from numerous sources from journals, internet, book, researches to personal
research. Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis, and Antioxidant are his main concern for our
healthy.
,
Have you heard some kind of foods
that lower cholesterol? Green tea is
one of them. The "Magic" ingredient
is Catechins and Theaflavine. Many
experts discover that green tea lower
the cholesterol absorption in the
intestine, and increase its excretion. A
study in six urban hospitals in China
had a conclusion that "The
Theaflavine-enriched green tea
extract is effective for reducing LDL
cholesterol in adults with elevated
cholesterol levels".

240 men and women who were
following a low-fat diet were
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