Which cooking oils 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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Best bread for low cholesterol diet

Which types of bread are the 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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Eat oats to lower cholesterol

How To Eat More Oats To Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Oats are one of the top foods for lowering cholesterol, and the best thing is that they’re incredibly cheap. They’re also really versatile and have a low glycemic index, so will keep you feeling full for longer.

I try to eat oats every day to help lower my cholesterol and keep it low. Here are some of my favourite ways to eat them:-

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Cholesterol lowering tips

30 Simple Tips To Lower Your Cholesterol In Just 6 Weeks

Through writing this blog over the last two years I’ve tried and tested lots of different ways to lower cholesterol naturally without having to resort to statins. Here’s a list of the tips I’ve found most useful in helping to lower my cholesterol and keep it low:-

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Cholesterol friendly recipes

Top 20 Freezable Cholesterol-Friendly Meals

As I’m due to give birth in a couple of months, I’m planning to cook a load of cholesterol-friendly meals to stick in the freezer, so that we don’t need to worry about cooking during the first few weeks.

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Cholesterol friendly margarines

What are the best margarines/spreads for a cholesterol diet?

I’ll start this blog post by saying that, since I started my cholesterol-lowering plan, I’ve massively reduced the amount of butter and other spreads in my diet. One reason is because a lot of them are high in saturated fat, which can increase cholesterol, and the other reason is because the meals and snacks I now eat a lot of don’t need butter or margarine.

But if you love your daily morning toast, or don’t like the thought of eating a sandwich without spread, then there are still a few options that can fit into a cholesterol-lowering diet:-Read More »