The #1 Food You Should Eat for Breakfast (Page 3)

It Has Fiber, Which Lowers Cholesterol

It’s got 4 grams of fiber per cup and research suggests that increasing your intake of soluble fiber (a type of fiber found in oatmeal) by 5 to 10 grams each day could result in a 5 percent drop in “bad” LDL cholesterol. If I top it with fruit, like 1/4 cup of raspberries for example, it’s not only delicious, but I also tack on an additional 2 grams of fiber. That means I’m well on my way to that extra 5 to 10 grams of fiber with just my breakfast. (More Recipes to Try: Grab & Go High-Fiber Breakfasts).

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