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6 best foods to reduce cholesterol

Sun Online Desk     28th December, 2016 01:34:49 printer

6 best foods to reduce cholesterol

 

One can easily reduce their cholesterol levels by eating a good diet with some physical activities.

 

Here are some foods that can lower cholesterol level:

 

1.

Olive oil

 

Olive oil contains a potent mix of antioxidants, it helps to lower the cholesterol level in the body.

 

2. Garlic

 

Garlic prevents individual cholesterol particles from sticking to the blood vessel walls thereby reducing the chances of artery clogging and plaque formation.

 

3. Nuts

 

Nuts like walnuts, almonds helps to reduce cholesterol level and reduces the risk of heart disease.

 

4. Avocado

 

Avocado helps to reduce the amount of cholesterol. It also help in increasing the level of HDL or good cholesterol in the body.

 

5. Fish

 

Consuming fish regularly will help to keep the heart healthy as it contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids which reduces your blood pressure and risk of developing blood clots.

 

6. Oatmeal

 

Oatmeal contains soluble fiber that reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL), the bad cholesterol. It reduces the absorption of cholesterol into your bloodstream as well.


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