Dietary Tips For Lower Cholesterol

Tip to manage cholesterol better.

One way to manage cholesterol is through diet. Eating the right foods may help keep your cholesterol levels in check. High cholesterol may increase your risk of chronic heart conditions over time. Changing what you eat may keep your cholesterol in a safe range or lower it if it's already high. Proper nutrition will help your heart health in many other ways as well. Here's some tips to try out.

Nuts, Nuts, Nuts

Almonds provide many great nutrients and may have an impact on cholesterol levels. A staple of the Mediterranean diet, almonds, pistachios, and many other nuts will help you eat healthier especially when eaten after a meal or as a snack. They'll make you feel fuller and reduce the tendency to grab a candy bar.

 Fat Uncle Farms almonds - Roasted with Garlic & Herb flavoring

Fat Uncle Farms almonds - Roasted with Garlic & Herb flavoring

Avocados

Avocados are a healthy fruit and are loaded with healthy fats that may lower cholesterol. They may be able to lower the bad LDL cholesterol. They also taste great! You can enjoy avocados on toast, in sandwiches, in salads, and in smoothies. You can also experience avocados in avocado oil which can make salad dressings, marinades, top pasta.

 Avocado Oil and Olive Oil by Kamen Foods

Avocado Oil and Olive Oil by Kamen Foods

Oats

Oats are a high fiber food that may reduce LDL cholesterol. Most people don't get enough fiber in their diet which can hurt heart health in the long term. Getting oats in the morning or as snack during the day can be an aid to keeping your cholesterol in check compared to other foods. Try oats in granola or snack bars.

 Oat snack bars by Hi-Fibar

Oat snack bars by Hi-Fibar

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