Importance of whole grains in cardiovascular health

According to the FDA (US Food and Drug Administration) diets high in plant foods, such as whole grains, are associated with a lower occurrence of coronary heart disease.

Regular servings of whole grain have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease by up to 40% – more than double that of a cholesterol lowering margarine.

BARLEYmax® whole grains may reduce the risk of heart disease by

lowering cholesterol levels
lowering blood pressure

Did you know?

“Polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats are healthier fats that reduce the ‘bad’ cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) in your blood and increase the ‘good’ cholesterol (HDL cholesterol). This helps to lower your risk of getting heart disease.”  The Heart Foundation