Eating a diet high in fiber can help your body maintain a healthy blood pressure, and cholesterol levels. According to the USDA National Nutrient Database, 100 g of fortified oats has 10 g of fiber, as well as 352 mg of calcium and 359 g of potassium. In some studies, both calcium and potassium have helped decrease blood pressure. Oatmeal high in a fiber called soluble fiber. Soluble fiber is unique in that it dissolves in water, as opposed to insoluble fiber, which absorbs water. Research shows that replacing refined carbohydrates with insoluble and soluble fiber helps reduce blood pressure.
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