Healthy Heart Challenge
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You must select all choices to undertake the ‘Lower high cholesterol levels’ goal
  • Use spreads and margarines made from canola, sunflower or olive oils, and dairy blends that have the Heart Foundation Tick instead of butter
  • Include two or three serves of plant sterol-enriched foods every day (for example, plant sterol enriched margarine, yoghurt, milk and bread)
  • Choose reduced, low or no fat milk, yoghurt, custard and desserts, or calcium added non-dairy food and drinks. Try to limit ice-cream to three times a week
  • Choose wholegrain breads, cereal, pasta, rice and noodles
  • Have two to three serves (150 grams) of oily fish every week (fresh, frozen or canned)
  • Select lean meat (meat trimmed of fat and poultry without skin) and limit processed meats, including sausages and deli meats
  • Limit salty, fatty and sugary snack foods, such as crisps, cakes, pastries, biscuits, lollies and chocolate, to once a week
  • Take any medicines as prescribed by your GP
  • Another activity of your choosing
Uncle Tobys Oats are 100% wholegrain and high in fibre. Containing the soluble fibre beta glucan, as part of a healthy diet low in saturated fat, oats can help lower cholesterol re-absorption.

Flora pro-activ is Australia’s number one cholesterol lowering spread, and is scientifically proven to lower cholesterol by up to 10% in 3 weeks plus an additional 5% when moving to a healthy diet.