Cholesterol-friendly snacks - almonds

6 Simple Foods That Can Help To Lower Your Cholesterol

A lot of people with high cholesterol just focus on reducing the amount of saturated fat in their diet to lower their cholesterol. However, to get the best results, it’s recommended that those with high cholesterol also eat more foods that actively lower cholesterol.

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Cholesterol Friendly Dinners

What are the best protein sources for a low cholesterol diet?

Some meats and dairy products are high in saturated fat, which can raise cholesterol levels if eaten frequently. Therefore, if you have high cholesterol, it’s best to eat more plant proteins, oily fish, lean meats and low fat dairy products instead.

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Eating less saturated fat to help lower cholesterol

Which Cooking Oils Help To Lower Cholesterol?

Many cooking oils naturally contain healthy unsaturated fats that can help to lower cholesterol when used as a replacement for other cooking fats, like butter and palm oil.

Here are my 4 favourite cholesterol-lowering cooking oils:-
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Cholesterol friendly snacks

16 Quick & Easy Cholesterol Friendly Snacks

Snacks can be a great opportunity to include extra cholesterol-lowering foods in your daily diet. I have a snack every day at around 4pm when my blood sugar levels dip, and this keeps me going until dinner time. Here are some quick and simple cholesterol-friendly snacks for you to try:-

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Best bread for low cholesterol diet

Which Types Of Bread Are Best For Lowering Cholesterol?

If you love bread then you’ll be pleased to hear that most types of bread are cholesterol-friendly, so are great for a low cholesterol diet. More than that, many types of bread actively lower cholesterol because they’re rich in dietary fibre.

The two main things I look out for when choosing cholesterol-friendly bread are:-

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Cholesterol friendly breakfast cereals

What Are The Best Breakfast Cereals For A Low Cholesterol Diet?

Breakfast cereals aren’t always the healthiest breakfast choice, but they’re fine to include in a low cholesterol diet as long as you choose the right ones. There are two things to check on the back of your cereal box to see whether it’s cholesterol-friendly:-

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The Tastiest Cholesterol Friendly Cheese That’s Also High In Protein

I made an exciting discovery a few weeks ago while doing my weekly online grocery shop. I found a cheese that’s low in saturated fat (so won’t raise your cholesterol levels), high in protein and 100% natural. The only ingredient in it is unpasteurised British cow’s milk (plus some salt), so it’s also a great source of calcium.

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How to lower cholesterol

The 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Lowering Cholesterol

I get asked lots of questions from my blog readers about lowering cholesterol, so I thought it would be helpful to put the most commonly asked questions into one blog post, along with my answers. So here goes.

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