Benefits of Bamboo Shoots
Lowers Cholesterol Levels
The high fiber content means that they are also great for lowering cholesterol. A study of women that was published in the journal Nutrition showed that those who ate bamboo shoots for a period of 6 days had decreased cholesterol levels compared to those who didn t eat them. In addition, the phytosterols and polyphenols responsible for lowering cholesterol are also known to have anti inflammatory properties.