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According to the Mayo Clinic, here are the top 5 foods to help you lower your cholesterol
Diet can play an important role in lowering your cholesterol. Here are five foods that can lower your cholesterol and protect your heart.
1. Oatmeal, oat bran and high-fiber foods
2. Fish and omega-3 fatty acids
According to: American Heart Association you should eat at least two servings of fish a week. Here are the sources that have the highest level of omega-3 fatty acids: Lake trout, Sardines, Halibut, Herring,Albacore tuna, Salmon, Mackerel.
3. Walnuts, almonds and other nuts
4. Olive oil
ps my sideline…also check out this site on the heart and stroke reduced risk of the Mediterranean Diet!
5. Foods with added plant sterols or stanols
Foods are now available that have been fortified with sterols or stanols — substances found in plants that help block the absorption of cholesterol.
And more tips:
1- cut back in the unhealthy fats! (many of these fats are included in fast foods and junk foods)
2- other lifestyle changes could also help lower cholesterol, like exercising and losing weight.
Talk to YOUR doctor/health care professional about this!