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Five foods to lower your cholesterol

In this article are five food products to include in your diet to lower your cholesterol.

8th November 2019 | 06:47 PM (IST)
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Heart Diseases are now leading the list of causing death. The rate of deaths due to heart diseases has increased in the past few years. High-level cholesterol like bad LDL and low level of good HDL both have become the main reason for heart diseases. It is your diet that has a direct and powerful impact on the cholesterol level and various other risk factors.

In this article, we will tell you about 5 food products that you can include in your regular diet and lower the cholesterol and risk of heart disease.

1) Legumes.

Legumes are a group of plant products like beans, peas, and lentils. Legumes are rich in nutrients like fiber, minerals, and proteins. It will be of great help if we try to replace the polished and refined grains or other processed products with legumes.

2) Avocados

Monounsaturated fats and fiber are the two nutrients very necessary to reduce the bad LDL and increase good HDL cholesterol in our body and Avocado is a rich source of both these nutrients.

3) Nuts

Nuts like walnuts and almonds are very rich in monounsaturated fats. Nuts are also considered to be nutrient-dense food products.

4) Whole Grains

Whole grains like Oats and Barley are rich in fiber and also source towards reducing the risk of heart disease by lowering the cholesterol level.

5) Fruits and Berries

Fruits and berries are considered to be a very essential source in a heart-healthy diet. The soluble fiber in various fruits is considered important to lower the bad cholesterol level.

Include this food product in the diet and avoid heart disease by lowering cholesterol.

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8th November 2019 | 06:47 PM (IST)
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