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How does fiber lower cholesterol?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fiber

Fiber tends to "soak up" cholesterol in the intestine and therefore tends to decrease the amount of cholesterol taken up into the system.

In brief: Fiber

Fiber tends to "soak up" cholesterol in the intestine and therefore tends to decrease the amount of cholesterol taken up into the system.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Fiber

Retards fat absorption in the gut.

In brief: Fiber

Retards fat absorption in the gut.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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