An easy first step to lowering your cholesterol is having a bowl of oatmeal or cold oat-based cereal like Cheerios for breakfast.
whole grains can help lower the risk of heart disease, mainly via the soluble fiber they deliver.
Beans are especially rich in soluble fiber. They also take a while for the body to digest, meaning you feel full for longer after a meal.
A bushel of studies shows that eating almonds, walnuts, peanuts, and other nuts is good for the heart.
Using liquid vegetable oils such as canola, sunflower, safflower, and others in place of butter, lard, or shortening when cooking or at the table helps lower LDL.
These fruits are rich in pectin, a type of soluble fiber that lowers LDL.
Eating soybeans and foods made from them, like tofu and soy milk, was once touted as a powerful way to lower cholesterol.
Eating fish two or three times a week can lower LDL in two ways: by replacing meat, which has LDL-boosting saturated fats