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Ways To Lower Your Cholesterol

  1. Exercise regularly.
  2. Lose some excess weight.
  3.  Eat more:
    1. Fruits
    2. Vegetables
    3. High-Fiber Foods (Such as beans, legumes, wholegrain products and oatmeal)
  4.  Eat less:
    1. Red Meat (And trim the fat off before you cook it, when you do.)
    2. Fried Foods
    3. Commercially produced baked items, such as cookies, cakes, pies and other pastries.
    4. Butter and other Saturated Fats
      • Although, saturated fats are increasingly not being believed to contribute to heart disease, after many recent studies. (According to the Atkins Diet, for instance. See also: http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/features/truth-about-saturated-fats)

Credits: www.nelsonmaldonadomd.com & www.webmd.com