"[For the plan] we chose specific foods—almonds, eggplant, high-fiber grains—that lower the cholesterol," Janis says.
She also has an easy trick for packing more nutritional punch into every meal: Make your plate colorful. According to Janis, the more color on your plate, the higher the nutritional value. "You're getting a wealth of phytonutrients that way."
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