Cholesterol diet plan

12 Delicious Breakfasts That Will Help To Reduce Cholesterol

Breakfast is a great opportunity to fit lots of cholesterol-reducing foods into your daily diet. I try to include at least one of these in my breakfast every morning:-

  • Oats
  • Almonds/walnuts
  • Sunflower/chia seeds
  • Ground flaxseeds
  • Apples
  • Baked beans
  • Soya yoghurt
  • Avocado

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This Chocolate Cake Can Help To Lower Your Cholesterol

I really love chocolate, so when I found out I had high cholesterol I was worried that I’d have to cut it out of my diet. Imagine my delight then when I found out that eating chocolate can actually help to reduce cholesterol! There’s a catch though…well two actually. It has to be dark chocolate (70% cocoa or higher), and it has to be eaten in moderation, because unfortunately it’s still pretty high in sugar and saturated fats.

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Cholesterol friendly lunches

8 Cholesterol-Friendly Ingredients That Will Transform Your Salads

I used to really hate salads and I would avoid them at all costs. As far as I was concerned, salads meant strips of bland iceberg lettuce mixed with a few chopped tomatoes, slices of cucumber and some sort of oil and vinegar dressing. If I had salad with a meal when eating out, I would invariably leave most of it and hide the remnants under my knife and fork. And I just couldn’t understand why people would want to order a salad on its own as a main meal in a restaurant – it just baffled me!

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How to lower cholesterol

Getting Into The Swing Of Things With My Low Cholesterol ‘Diet’

It has now been three months since I found out I had high cholesterol. After making some fairly easy changes to my diet, I reduced my cholesterol to an acceptable level, but I couldn’t end it there. Unlike a lot of diets, this is one I can’t ever give up! I have to maintain this for the rest of my life, otherwise I could risk developing heart disease.

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Seeds - cholesterol lowering foods

5 Ways To Eat More Seeds Every Day To Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Seeds are packed with dietary fibre and healthy fats, which can help to lower cholesterol. They are also a good source of protein and full of all sorts of other nutrients, making them a great addition to meals, or eaten on their own as a snack.

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Foods that lower cholesterol

5 Delicious Healthy Ways To Eat Oatcakes To Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Oatcakes are a brilliant base for a snack, because oats contain soluble fibre, which helps to lower cholesterol. They’re also low in saturated fat and if you combine them with other healthy foods, you can make a really nutritious, filling snack.

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Cholesterol friendly meals

The Healthiest Cholesterol-Friendly Chicken Curry

Curries are one of my favourite things to eat, so I make them a lot. As I’m trying to reduce my cholesterol, I add as many cholesterol-lowering ingredients as I can to my meals. Curries are great for this, because you can add things like chickpeas, ground flaxseeds and vegetables, and the curry tastes just as good. And the vegetables count towards your five a day, which is an added bonus.

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Cholesterol friendly breakfasts

A Delicious Cholesterol-Reducing Breakfast Pancake

I love long, lazy weekend breakfasts. I eat pretty much the same thing every morning during the week, so I like trying something different on Saturdays and Sundays to keep things interesting. My current favourite is a pancake that I invented when I first found out I had high cholesterol. It’s really easy to make, and doesn’t involve much preparation, which leaves lots of time to eat, relax and enjoy not having to go to work.

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Reducing cholesterol naturally

The Best Cholesterol-Reducing Houmous

Houmous is a great food to eat if you’re watching your cholesterol. I love the plain houmous you get from the supermarket, but make my own whenever I can to make it healthier, and it also means I can add extra cholesterol-reducing ingredients.

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