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Eat Your Way to a Lower Cholesterol

Many foods can improve your cholesterol levels. They include:

  • Fatty fish, which lowers LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.
  • Walnuts, almonds, and other nuts. They increase HDL and lower LDL cholesterol.
  • Soybeans, tofu, and soy milk slightly lower LDL.
  • Apples, strawberries, and citrus fruits contain pectin, which helps to reduce LDL.
  • Olive oil and unsaturated fats.
  • Beans, vegetables, and flaxseeds contain a lot of soluble fiber and may lower LDL.
  • Triglycerides are driven mostly by empty carbs. Removing sugar, bread, pasta, fruit juices, and other refined carbs from your diet should lower your triglycerides.

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