Thursday, October 05, 2006

Runnin' out to get me some

There is a certain type of chocolate chip cookies out there that are good for you!!!!

Right Direction Chocolate Chip CookiesTM lower cholesterol and improve lipid subfraction profile, lowering the risk of heart disease, according to a published study in The Journal of Nutrition (October). The chocolate chip cookies, made with a combination of psyllium and plant sterols, are a tasty all-natural approach to reducing cardiovascular risk associated with cholesterol.

How many do you need to eat to get a benefit?
The study revealed eating two Right Direction Cookies daily showed a ten percent decrease in LDL cholesterol as well as shifting the LDL particles toward a less atherogenic pattern.

The link above has the entire story. This was a real, random, double-blinded study. One group got placebo cookies.

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