Instead of focusing on superfoods, eat a range of wholefoods
Oats ontain large amounts of the soluble fibre beta-glucan. Considerable evidence suggests that beta-glucan can lower high levels of cholesterol in the blood and has anticoagulant properties, making it heart-friendly. A 2007 US study found eating 6g of oat beta-glucan per day for six weeks was enough to cause a significant reduction in total and LDL (bad) cholesterol, as well as improving bowel health. Their low GI (glycaemic index) also means it’s a perfect way to start your day.