What is the Smart Heart Challenge?

The Quaker Smart Heart Challenge is a 30-day intervention program that helps participants reduce their cholesterol by eating 2 scoops or 8 tbsps of Quaker daily, as part of a low saturated fat and low cholesterol diet.

who are qualified to join?

  • 20 years of age and above
  • Resident of the Philippines
  • Borderline high to high Total Cholesterol Levels (above or equal to 200 mg/dl)
  • Willing to maintain stable standard cholesterol lowering diet (2 scoops of Oats daily: 75g or approximately 8 tablespoons) throughout the 30-day challenge
  • Ability and willingness to give written informed consent and to comply with the requirements of the promo.

challenge duration

The promo runs from January 6, 2020 to April 30, 2020.

get a chance to win

Smart Watch + 1 year supply of Quaker Products
For the Top 3 participants with the highest percentage reduction

Fitbit Bands + 6 month supply of Quaker Products
For the next 10 participants with the highest percentage reduction

how to join

Chat with QuakerOatsPhilippines to start your 30-day journey!

FAQs


  • What makes oats heart healthy?

    Experts believe that it’s the soluble fiber found in oats that helps reduce blood cholesterol levels. How? In simple terms, oat soluble fiber (beta glucan) helps control blood cholesterol by binding some of the cholesterol in your digestive tract.

  • What kind of cholesterol does oats help lower?

    Oat soluble fiber helps reduce your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol or what’s usually referred to as the “bad” cholesterol.

  • Why do I need to eat 2 scoops?

    2 scoops or 8 tablespoons of oats has the ideal amount of Beta-Glucan or oat soluble fiber (about 3 grams) that your body needs. Studies have shown that daily consumption of Beta-Glucan can help lower cholesterol, which consequently reduces the risk of heart disease.

  • What is cholesterol?

    Cholesterol is a fatty substance produced by the liver. It is also found in foods we eat such as beef, poultry, seafood and dairy products. Cholesterol produces certain hormones and break down and digest fat. However, too much cholesterol in the body can damage and clog arteries.

  • Why should I manage my cholesterol?

    The amount of cholesterol in your blood is a major risk factor for developing cardiovascular disease. Too much cholesterol in the blood clogs your arteries and may lead to heart attack or stroke. Higher levels of triglycerides, high blood pressure and cigarette smoking also may contribute to atherosclerosis.

  • What are the ways of lowering cholesterol?

    Cholesterol levels can be lowered by making various diet changes. Limit saturated fat intake or eliminate trans fats from the diet. Opt for healthier fats such as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats which can be found in olive oil, canola oil and avocados. Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like fish, can raise good cholesterol and positively affect overall cholesterol.

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