reversing high cholesterol, high cholesterol

High cholesterol is something I’ve had on and off for many years. It runs in my family and it is something that has sky rocketed over the last few years with continued unhealthy habits and weight gain. It’s an easy thing to forget about because it’s not visible on the surface, but it is so important to keep tabs on, especially when it runs in your family and you know you are at a higher risk.

reversing high cholesterol, high cholesterol

Fortunately, there are things that can be done to lower high cholesterol and one of those things is of course cleaning up the diet and eating foods high in soluble fiber and polyunsaturated fats. Below is a list of foods that should be incorporated into our diet to lower high cholesterol, which in turn will reduce the risk of heart disease.

Oats
Whole Grains
Vegetable Oils
Apples
Raspberries
Citrus Fruits
Strawberries
Grapes
Walnuts
Pistachios
Almonds
Bran
Avocados
Kale & Other Dark Leafy Greens
Garbanzo Beans & Other Legumes
Salmon
Dark Chocolate

Exercise is also important!

reversing high cholesterol, high cholesterol

Some Other Important Foods to Incorporate in Our Diet:

Kale

Bananas

Blueberries

References

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol/art-20045192

https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/11-foods-that-lower-cholesterol

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/13-foods-that-lower-cholesterol-levels

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