Cholesterol-Lowering Diet Plan 

Date: 11/05/2022

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that travels through the bloodstream as a part of two different lipoproteins: high-density lipoprotein (HDL), and low-density lipoprotein (LDL).

Here is a cholesterol-lowering diet plan that you can incorporate into your daily lifestyle. Also, some foods which you should avoid.

Breakfast

– Oatmeal with almonds and blueberries – Apple and peanut butter on whole grain toast – Cinnamon oats and low fat plain Greek yogurt

Lunch

– Kale salad topped with avocado – Vegetables and hummus in whole grain pita – Mediterranean vegetables stew with barley

Dinner

– Poached salmon with brown rice and asparagus – Whole wheat pasta with brussels sprouts tossed in olive oil and chicken – Lentil stew with salsa verde

Snacks

– Roasted edamame or chickpeas – Fresh or frozen fruits – Whole grains pretzels or crackers – Apple slices with almond butter – Low fat or fat free yogurt

Foods to Avoid

To reduce levels of bad cholesterol, there are certain foods that you should avoid, because they contain high levels of saturated and trans fats.

– Fatty meat, such as pork and lamb – Lard and shortening – Butter and cream – Palm oil – Cakes and donuts – Potato chips – Fried foods – Full fat dairy products

Keeping bad LDL cholesterol levels low in very important because it decreases the risk of heart diseases, stroke and obesity. So, try this diet plan for lowering bad cholesterol levels.

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