Dr. Ted's Medical Moments 2/7/96

Men, Fiber & Heart Attacks

Some time ago we learned that eating fiber-rich foods could help in reducing cholesterol.

Now a new study of 40,000 men shows that overall there are 35% less heart attacks among those who ate 25 grams or more of fiber a day.

This is about one-third of a cup of high fiber bran.

So it may only take eating a bowl of bran cereal each morning to greatly improve your chance of not having a heart attack.

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