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Lower your cholesterol with these meals

Food that lowers cholesterol

High cholesterol levels lead to higher health risks, especially cardiovascular risks. A healthy lifestyle has a significant impact on how balanced one‘s cholesterol levels are. Consuming foods that keep cholesterol levels in a healthy range can help prevent health problems such as heart attacks or strokes.

These meals plan recommendations may help lower your cholesterol:

Breakfast

  • Apple and peanut butter on whole-grain toast
  • Cinnamon, oats, and low-fat Greek yoghurt
  • Oatmeal with blueberries and almonds

Lunch

  • Whole-grain pita with vegetables and hummus
  • Mediterranean vegetable stew with barley
  • Kale salad topped with edamame and avocado

Dinner

  • Poached salmon with asparagus and brown rice
  • Lentil stew with salsa verde
  • Whole wheat pasta with chicken and vegetables

Snacks

Try the following snacks in moderation as part of a cholesterol-lowering diet:

  • Fresh or frozen fruits
  • Raw vegetables dipped in hummus or guacamole
  • Whole-grain pretzels or crackers
  • Roasted chickpeas or edamame beans
  • Rye crisps with tuna
  • Low-fat or fat-free yoghurt
  • A handful of pistachios or other nuts
  • Apple slices with almond butter
  • A granola bar made from oats, nuts, and dried fruit

 

Don’t stop there! A healthy diet should be combined with a healthy lifestyle. Take walks, jog, and exercise regularly to minimise the chances of health issues. Start your journey to better health today!

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