Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

Must Have List Of Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol is present in our bodies by one of two ways; our liver produces cholesterol and we eat foods containing cholesterol. High amounts of cholesterol, especially LDL cholesterol that is bad for us, can lead to many health complications and significantly increase your risk of heart diseases.

While there are many foods that are high in LDL cholesterol, there are a lot, which can actually help to lower your LDL cholesterol levels and increase your HDL cholesterol or the good cholesterol. Here's a list of foods that lower cholesterol, which is a must have for anyone who is trying to reduce their LDL levels and increase their HDL levels.

Apples: Everyone has heard of the saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". Well, apples are also very good for lowering your LDL cholesterol levels. 2 full apples, or 12 ounces of apple juice, if taken everyday, can reduce your risk of heart diseases by as much as 50%.

Garlic: Garlic helps to lower LDL cholesterol and thins your blood naturally. This prevents clogging up of arteries and thus lowers your risk of heart diseases.

Onions: Eating just half a raw onion everyday can increase your HDL levels by 25% and lower your LDL as well.

Beans and Legumes: These contain soluble fiber which helps to increase your HDL cholesterol and reduce your LDL cholesterol. All kinds of beans and legumes such as pinto, kidney, black-eyed, lentils, pink beans, etc are good for your heart.

Unsaturated Fats: Contrary to the misconception that all kinds of fat are bad for you, unsaturated fats and omega 3 fatty acids can actually be good for your heart. Monounsaturated fats (olive oil, canola, peanut, and almond oil) and polyunsaturated fats (corn oil, soybean oil, sunflower oil etc) increase the HDL cholesterol and lower the LDL cholesterol and are thus good for your heart.

Other Cholesterol Lowering Foods: Oats, fenugreek, artichokes, turmeric, guggul, green tea, nuts, and black tea, are all known to lower LDL cholesterol in your body.

Of course, diet is no substitute for a doctor's care when you are ill. Diet and nutrition represent "the other side of the coin" and always inform your doctor whenever you make a dietary change, especially if you are on a pharmaceutical drug.

Dave Saunders is a certified nutritional educator, wellness coach,member of the American International Association of Nutritional Education (AIANE) and author. He is also the host of a weekly, nation-wide telephone lecture on health and nutrition. For additional information, please visit or or email Dave at


Ames Tribune

Power Full Nutrition changes direction and location
Ames Tribune
With the lease to his store's Main Street location ending Dec. 16, Fett began looking for a new location in August as he sought to take his business in a different direction and focus more on one-on-one nutrition consulting, and less on the nutritional ...

Daily Nebraskan

Nutrition: Depression issues can be monitored
LA Daily News
While the holiday season is said to be bright, cheerful and merry, for people struggling with depression this can be the hardest time of the year. Whether it is a case of “the blues” or clinical depression, seeking out support and implementing a daily ...
Seasonal Affective Disorder | Overview -

all 30 news articles »


Govt Working to Improve Nutrition Sensitive Agricultural Production
Inter Press Service
Lilongwe — In the last few years, Malawi has successfully managed to reduce infant and under five mortality. But reducing malnutrition, which affects an estimated 1.4 million children, continues to be a costly challenge for the country. A 2015 report ...
African Union Commission, Thai Ministry and National Geographic Society ...Thomson Reuters Foundation
AGRICULTURE & DEVELOPMENT: Forestry policy assessment draft report validatedThe Point

all 7 news articles »


Finding common ground on nutrition advice
How can public health experts guide consumers amid a sea of often confusing nutrition advice? Researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and other institutions grappled with these questions during a recent conference in Boston, Mass. on ...

$1M to boost American Indian nutrition research
Minnesota Daily
That work includes the creation of a public database of nutritional information and a study analyzing obstacles in academic research of American Indian food-related traditions and experiences. The donation will also help pay for an annual conferences ...


Postnatal nutrition: Helping moms be healthy
(NEWS CENTER) -- Back on the Morning Report to talk about "Postnatal nutrition" is Holistic Health coach and fitness expert Ashley Marble. Watch the video above for the full interview. All Mom's want to increase energy, trim down and stay healthy, all ...

Predictive models and ingredient interaction insights will change precision ...
Karl Dawson: Over the last three decades, nutritionists have done an excellent job of understanding the nutritional value of common feed ingredients and have used compositional analyses to define feed formulation strategies. However, the next level of ...

ProAction Senior Nutrition Program announces December menu
Corning Leader
ProAction of Steuben and Yates recently announced its menu for December. The menu is subject to change, and a donation of $3 per meal is suggested. Food stamps, cash or checks paid daily, weekly or monthly are accepted. There is a $6-per-meal charge ...


EatPlayGrow class teaches kids the importance of nutrition
(WZZM) -- Nutrition is key to leading a healthy lifestyle and it's never too early to start learning the basics. The Grand Rapids Public Library's EatPlayGrow series helps parents teach their kids the importance of good nutrition. EatPlayGrow combines ...

Reno Gazette Journal

Diet Detective: Checking in on airline food nutrition
Reno Gazette Journal
This is why each year I contact the airlines to request nutrition information for the foods they serve economy-class passengers on domestic flights. All the airlines could do better with their snack choices – there is no clear leader. JetBlue and Delta ...

and more »

Google News


Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright LLC. All rights reserved.