Tuesday, May 26, 2009

List of foods that lower cholesterol.

Below is a list of foods that are said to help lower cholesterol:

You can use this list of cholesterol reducing foods as a guide when eating and should consider having a majority of these foods that lower cholesterol in your home.

  • Oat cereal
  • Cereals containing flaxseed or psyllium
  • Whole grain cereals
  • All types of fruits, especially currants, grapes, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, citrus fruits, apples
  • Pecan nuts, walnuts, olives, soy nuts
  • Dried or canned beans, peas and lentils
  • Corn, fresh, frozen or canned
  • Soybean products
  • Whole wheat bread
  • All vegetables, especially onion, watercress, leeks, spinach, carrots, artichokes, avocado, broccoli, kale, brussels sprouts and cauliflower
  • A variety of flavourings, herbs and spices, especially fresh garlic -
  • Lean meats and chicken
  • Salmon, swordfish, tuna and trout
  • Canola and olive oils and margarines made from these oils.

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