Health Quiz: Which Foods Can Lower Your Cholesterol?

Which Foods Can Lower Your Cholesterol?

  1. Legumes
  2. Avocados
  3. Almonds & Walnuts
  4. Fatty Fish

Answer: ALL OF THE ABOVE

Twenty six randomized controlled studies found that eating one service of legumes per day (130 grams) is effective at lowering LDL cholesterol. (1)

A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found overweight and obese adults with high cholesterol who ate one avocado daily lowered their cholesterol levels more than those who didn’t eat avocados (2).

Eating an ounce of nuts per day is linked to a 28% lower risk of both fatal and nonfatal heart disease (3).

A study tracked 4,356 young adults over 25 year period and found those who ate the most non-fried fish were least likely to develop high blood pressure and low good cholesterol issues. (4).

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