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  • esters
  • And in this regards, phytosterols with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are reported to lower cholesterol level in people whereas combination of esters of epigallocatechin gallate with docosahexaenoic acid has shown to arrest colon cancer in mice model. (openaccesspub.org)
  • fatty
  • Cholesterol is a fatty substance present in your blood that is needed for building and maintaining cell membranes, converting sunshine to vitamin D, and other important functions. (top10homeremedies.com)
  • fiber
  • Wursch P (1979) Influence of tanninrich carob pod fiber on the cholesterol metabolism in the rat. (springer.com)
  • Avocado (1-2 a week): Fiber and beta-sistosterol compete with cholesterol for uptake (and win). (merliannews.com)
  • Cooked leafy greens (½-1 cup): Proteins and fiber bind cholesterol. (merliannews.com)
  • The fiber in beans also helps keep you regular (every half cup serving adds another 7 g of fiber to you daily total) Beans are low in fat and a good source of magnesium and potassium, nutrients that work together to lower blood pressure and keep your heart and blood vessels healthy. (chrismaroc.net)
  • blood vessels
  • It is also helpful in conditions related to the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, disorders of the heart and blood vessels, including high cholesterol, the treatment of sore throat, upper respiratory tract infections (URTI) and can be applied to the skin for acne, burns, boils, eczema and psoriasis. (clutchmagonline.com)
  • Other studies however indicate that increase in absorption of phytosterols could have the same detrimental effects on the body as cholesterol such as hardening of blood vessels. (medindia.net)
  • It is the cholesterol that tends to build up along the inner walls of the arteries and over time causes narrowing of these blood vessels. (top10homeremedies.com)