30 Cholesterol-Fighting Foods You Need in Your Diet

High cholesterol can be very dangerous. It narrows your arteries, which increases your risk of a heart attack or stroke. It can also block your arteries and cause a blood clot down the line. Anyone who has this medical issue knows how serious it can be.

Some people choose to deal with high cholesterol problems by using medications, but there are other ways you can fight it. Other people are choosing to fight this issue with dietary changes. It’s less expensive and better for your overall health. Could this be an option for you? There’s only one way to find out.

If you are trying to lower your LDL (or "bad") cholesterol by changing your diet, it can be difficult to know which foods are the most helpful. Though there are plenty of foods that are proven to help lower LDL cholesterol, some are more beneficial than others.

Ready to try? We’ve compiled a list of 30 foods that you can eat that help reduce bad cholesterol and hopefully improve your cholesterol levels over time. Keep in mind that you should talk to your doctor before eating these foods and attempting to lower your cholesterol through diet.

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