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Soy protein helps lower “bad” cholesterol a small but important amount

Soy protein helps lower “bad” cholesterol a small but important amount In the journals Another way to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels? Eat more soy protein, suggests a study published online April 22, 2019, by The Journal of Nutrition. Researchers examined 43 trials to evaluate the effect soy had on LDL levels. (High LDL levels can lead to a buildup of cholesterol in arteries and increase a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease.)…

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