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7 Super Foods to Improve Cholesterol

By Peter Jaret, February/March 2006

Whole foods and great recipes for a healthy heart.

4. Barley

When volunteers in a USDA study added barley to the standard American Heart Association diet, LDL “bad” cholesterol levels fell more than twice as far.

• Barley makes a great substitute for rice, adds depth to soups and is terrific combined with dried fruits, nuts and a little oil and vinegar for a hearty salad.

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