Heart Health

Psyllium can lower your risk of heart disease by:

  • lowering your blood pressure
  • improving your lipid levels
  • strengthening your heart muscle
Research has shown that soluble fiber can help manage cholesterol levels. Proper cholesterol regulation is important for everyone, but vital for people over the age of 50. One study shows that psyllium is an effective way for people to lower their cholesterol, with very few side effects.
If you’re been told you need to watch your cholesterol, ask your doctor if adding psyllium to a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet is right for you.
High cholesterol is merely one way a bad diet can affect your heart. Numerous studies have shown that fiber like psyllium, as part of a healthy diet, can help lower a person’s risk of heart disease. Psyllium can affect your heart by lowering blood pressure, improving lipid levels, and strengthening heart muscle.