Nuts, Seeds, Avocado And Sunflower Oil, Canola Oil, Olive Oil In A Low-Cholesterol Diet – Part 1 of 2
Nuts, Seeds, Avocado And Sunflower Oil, Canola Oil, Olive Oil In A Low-Cholesterol Diet. The star of a low-cholesterol diet can be improved by adding monounsaturated lucrative (MUFA), which are commonly found in nuts, seeds, avocados, and oils such as olive oil, canola oil and sunflower oil, new research suggests. In the study, researchers randomly assigned 17 men and seven postmenopausal women with amiable to moderate elevated cholesterol levels to either a high-MUFA diet or a low-MUFA diet.
Both groups consumed a vegetarian council that included oats, barley, psyllium, eggplant, okra, soy, almonds and a plant sterol-enriched margarine. In the high-MUFA group, the researchers substituted 13 percent of calories from carbohydrates with a high-MUFA sunflower oil, with the opportunity of a partial exchange with avocado oil.