Step 1: Take 2 Bowls of Quaker Oats everyday
Step 2: Exercise for 30-45 minutes daily
Step 3: Fun Time- Make time to do what you love!
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About Quaker Smart Heart Challenge

Adopt a fun and healthy lifestyle for 30 days.

Stop planning and start doing more. Make the most of each day. Get up and get going. The time is now. The goodness and energy of Quaker is with you all the way.

Take three simple steps to a healthy and smarter heart. Join the challenge today to help reduce your cholesterol in 30 days *.

* Individual results may vary. 3 grams of soluble fibre daily from oats, in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. As part of a balanced diet low in saturated fat & cholesterol and accompanied by a healthy & active lifestyle.(USFDA Guidelines)

Give yourself and your loved ones a healthy start every morning! Begin your day with a large bowl of cooked Quaker Oats for whole grain nutrition and fibre your body needs.

Quaker Oats makes your day healthy and fun filled. Experiment and create your own recipes. Mix them with low fat yoghurt or top your salad with it.

We recommend 2 bowls (70g) of Quaker Oats every day for healthy and delicious meals. BETAGLUCAN soluble fibre in Oats helps reduce cholesterol #.

#3 grams of soluble fibre daily from oats, in a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. As part of a balanced diet low in saturated fat & cholesterol and accompanied by a healthy & active lifestyle.(USFDA Guidelines)

Healthy food is only the beginning. Your body needs exercise too!
So go on and mix it up – go for a brisk walk, cycling, play a sport or swim for 30-45 minutes every day.

Be consistent – make a daily exercise plan and stick with it.

Make sure you consult a physician before you take on any strenuous exercise program.

Don’t watch life from the sidelines – Live it. Make every moment fun!

Try something new -- a sport, an adventure, dance, music, a hat, or a hairstyle. Or just go ahead and jump up and down on the bed with the kids.
Find things that you really love, live life to the fullest and you will have more fun than you have ever imagined.

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“My wife was very worried about my health – with my stressed lifestyle and no time for family. She was the one who coaxed me into joining the Quaker Smart Heart Challenge Program when she came to know I had high cholesterol...”

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+ Whole grains provide energy & are a source of dietary fibre.
¤ 3g of soluble fibre daily from Oats, in a diet low in saturated fat & cholesterol, may reduce the risk of heart disease. As part of a balanced diet low in saturated fat & cholesterol and accompanied by a healthy & active lifestyle. (USFDA Guidelines)
** Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure (BP), a disease associated with many factors. Individuals with high blood pressure should consult their physician (USFDA Guidelines)
* Oats are a rich source of dietary fibre. Diets rich in fibre may help maintain weight. (USDA Dietary Guidelines 2010)
ǂ As per CODEX Alimentarius Commission Guidelines.
Oats have more protein and soluble dietary fibre (Beta Glucan) than other common whole grains (wheat, brown rice or whole corn grain) on a gram per gram basis.

Quaker Oats are whole grain products and a powerhouse of nutrition because they contain all three parts of the grain.

Endosperm
  • Largest part of the kernel
  • Contains most of the carbohydrates and protein
Bran
  • Coarse outer layer of the kernel
  • Contains the most fibre
Germ
  • The "heart" of the grain and source of new growth
  • Rich in B vitamins, heart healthy oils and minerals

Dietary fibre comes from plants. Body can’t really digest it or absorb it into our bloodstream- our body isn’t nourished by it. But it is vital for our good health

There are two main types of fibre – insoluble & soluble. . Both have health benefits but only soluble fibre reduces the risk of heart disease by helping to lower LDL cholesterol.

The difference between the two types of dietary fibre is in how they go through the digestive tract. Insoluble fibre goes through it largely undissolved. It is also called “roughage” and helps the colon function properly. It’s found in whole grains, fruits (with the skins), vegetables and legumes (such as dry beans & peas).Soluble fibre dissolves into a gel-like substance in the intestine. The substance helps to block cholesterol and fats from being absorbed through the wall of the intestine into the blood stream 1.

Research has shown that foods high in fibre are good for digestive tract. Eating foods rich in fibre can help you feel full on fewer calories, which makes it a good choice if you need to lose weight. The National cholesterol educational program for cholesterol treatment & guidelines have recognized inclusion of sobule fibre as a treatment option to drop blood cholesterol levels.1

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11http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/heart/chol/chol_tlc.pdf Pg 23, 27 Pg 23, 27
Research has shown that every 1 percent decrease in total cholesterol is associated with a 2 percent reduction in the risk of coronary heart disease.*
*Nguyen TT, Postgraduate Medicine. Nov. 1998.
Cholesterol is a waxy, fat like substance found in the walls of cells in all parts of the body. The body uses cholesterol to make hormones, bile acids, vitamin D and other substances. The body makes all the cholesterol that it needs. Cholesterol circulates in the bloodstream but cannot travel by itself. So cholesterol travels in packages called lipoproteins, which have fat (lipid) inside & protein outside.