Rich in soluble fiber, like beta-glucans, oats lower LDL cholesterol. Enjoy oatmeal or add oats to meals.
Omega-3s in salmon, mackerel, and sardines reduce triglycerides and heart disease risk.
Almonds and walnuts contain fats, fiber, and sterols that lower LDL cholesterol when consumed moderately.
Extra virgin olive oil's monounsaturated fats and antioxidants reduce inflammation and improve cholesterol levels.
Lentils and chickpeas are fiber-rich, lowering LDL cholesterol; ideal for soups and salads.
Monounsaturated fats in avocados raise HDL cholesterol and lower LDL; use in salads and sandwiches.
Flavonoid-rich berries like strawberries and blueberries reduce inflammation and blood pressure, great as snacks or in yogurt.