Veggies better than Low-fat diet

August 5, 2006 at 8:37 pm (Science)

FatCatA low-fat diet rich in vegetables, fruits, whole grains and beans has twice the cholesterol-lowering power of a conventional low-fat diet, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine.

In dining terms, a meal of spinach salad, eggs and oatmeal- carrot cookies is healthier for your heart than stir-fried lean beef and asparagus and low-fat chocolate chip cookies – even when both meals contain the same amount of saturated fat and cholesterol.

Read the complete report @ Health fitness News

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