11 foods that lower cholesterol – Harvard Health


If your diet gave you high cholesterol, it can lower it, too

foods that lower cholesterolIt’s easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true, too — changing what you eat can lower your cholesterol and improve the armada of fats floating through your bloodstream.

Doing this requires a two-pronged strategy: Add foods that lower LDL, the harmful cholesterol-carrying particle that contributes to artery-clogging atherosclerosis. At the same time, cut back on foods that boost LDL. Without that step, you are engaging in a holding action instead of a steady — and tasty — victory.

Details of this article can be found through this link: http://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/11-foods-that-lower-cholesterol?utm_source=delivra&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GB20160803-Cholesterol&utm_id=214939&mid=11052531&ml=214939

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