Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Oats

This nutrient-dense, fiber-rich cereal grain is loaded with the cholesterol-lowering, soluble fiber beta-glucan. Just three grams of beta-glucan

Radishes

Their red hue is due to anthocyanins, a group of phytochemical compounds that has been shown to burn fat and reduce inflammation, and bad cholesterol

Kamut

kamut wheat products in place of refined wheat reduced total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, and cytokines, which cause inflammation throughout the body

Pistachios

pistachios, walnuts, and pecans—high levels of plant sterols for their cholesterol-lowering ability. These cholesterol-mimicking compounds found naturally

Red Onions

Onions are the unsung heroes of cardiovascular health. Thanks to their bioactive sulfur-containing compounds, the culinary staple can help lower cholesterol

Grapefruit

Don't overlook this tart fruit. The citrus can help with everything from keeping high blood pressure at bay to lessening the appearance of wrinkles

Lentils

Now you'll know why we sing the praises of beans for being good for your heart! Lentils—as well as all pulses, like chickpeas, peas, and beans

Avocados

 favorite avocado fatty fruit is rich in heart-healthy monounsaturated fats that can help lower cholesterol

Ginger

how to get rid of bloating," you'd find both a solution to your troubled tummy and your high cholesterol levels? You heard us right

Dark Chocolate

discovered that cocoa products, including dark chocolate, may be able to lower levels of LDL cholesterol and total cholesterol.

Green Tea

according to Harvard researchers, the antioxidants in green tea may also lower levels of LDL (bad) cholesterol and increase levels of HDL

Apples

the same fiber you'd add to jams or jellies to thicken them up. Pectin helps your body excrete the bad cholesterol by latching

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