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HDL percentage is a potent heart disease risk factor. A risk factor is something that that increases your likelihood of getting a disease. Guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (2010) state that genotype testing for CHD risk assessment in asymptomatic adults is not recommended. Fiber may also block some of the absorption of fat from the digestive tract and reduce cholesterol synthesis in the liver.8,9 Although soluble fiber is a well-known part of oat bran, it is also found in many other foods, particularly beans, vegetables, and fruits.

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