Study: High-fiber diets may benefit atherosclerosis patients

09/1/2005 | Yahoo!

High-fiber diets, already associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular disease and death, may also slow the progression of atherosclerosis, or plaque build-up in the arteries, among postmenopausal women. Researchers found that women with coronary blockages of at least 30% who consumed more than 3 grams of cereal fiber or more than 6 servings of whole grains per week had disease progression that was at about the same rate as patients who were treated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs.

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