Health Tip: Lower Cholesterol03/22/13
(HealthDay News) -- Eating healthier can help lower your
cholesterol. The Cleveland Clinic offers these suggestions:
- Cut back on fatty meats, processed meats, poultry with skin and
full-fat dairy products.
- Eat more foods rich in soluble fiber, such as legumes, fruits,
oats, barley, flaxseed and whole grains.
- Eat at least one meat-free meal each week, opting instead for
beans, tofu or nuts.
- Lose any excess weight, even if it's a modest amount.
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