5 Food Groups That Help Lower Cholesterol

Posted by Krishna Bora on Tue, Jan 14, 2014  
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1. High-Fiber Foods
Food items, such as kidney beans, oats, apples, barley, etc. are good sources of high-fiber. They form gel as soo  as they absorb water, which helps to slow down digestion, and absorbs cholesterol in your bloodstreams. Food items rich in fiber are also filling and satisfy yiur apetite.


2. Fish Oil and Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. They have shown to reduce the risk of blood clots. Eating seafood could helps to reduce the levels of cholesterol in your body, meep your hair and skin healthy too.


3. Foods with Phytosterols
Sterols and stanols are the olant substances that are similar to cholesterol structurally. They compete with cholesterol absorption in the digestive system, like alminds. You can find them in suppliments and granola bars.


4. Healthy (Monounsaturated) Fat
Studies show that monosaturated fat foods, such as peanut butter and olive oil, can eaise healthy chilesterol and lower the amount of unhealthy cholesterols. Since they are high in calories, they should be eaten in moderation.


5. Tea
Tea are rich in catechins, which are thought to decrease the levels of cholesterol. The cholesterol is absorbes in our digestive system and reduce cholesterol.


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