Sunday, 7 June 2015

31 Fabulous Foods To Lower Cholesterol (Infographic)

Love your Heart with Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Love your Heart with 31 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

Plant based foods such as vegetables, oat cereals, beans and legumes, soya foods and drinks, nuts and seeds are foods that naturally do not contain cholesterol and are usually low in saturated fat. So these foods should feature regularly in a diet to lower cholesterol. The great news is that if you want to follow a low cholesterol diet, you can fill your plate with delicious goodness. These 31 Fabulous Foods to Lower Cholesterol can actively help to lower cholesterol levels, including rich sources of beta glucan soluble fibre, omega fatty acids, unsaturated fats and foods low in saturated fat.


31 Foods to Lower Cholesterol

  1. Oats
  2. Shiitake Mushrooms
  3. Barley
  4. Lentils
  5. Beans
  6. Quinoa
  7. Chickpeas
  8. Fennel
  9. Swede (Rutabaga)
  10. Parsnip
  11. Edameme (Soya Beans)
  12. Broccoli
  13. Kale
  14. Broad Beans
  15. Blueberries
  16. Raspberries
  17. Blackberries
  18. Pears
  19. Mango
  20. Papaya
  21. Chia Seeds
  22. Flaxseeds/Linseeds
  23. Sesame Seeds
  24. Sunflower Seeds
  25. Walnuts
  26. Almonds Nuts
  27. Pistachios Nuts
  28. Macadamia Nuts
  29. Mackerel
  30. Salmon
  31. Trout

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Low Cholesterol Foods in the Mediterranean Diet

All of these low cholesterol foods feature in the heart-healthy Mediterranean Diet, if you'd like to read more about this vital, healthy diet take a look at my blog post Doctors Back the Mediterranean Diet as a Sure Way to Improve Health.


Easy Low Fat & Low Cholesterol Mediterranean Diet Recipe Cookbook

If you're looking for inspiring recipes that are low in saturated fat and salt but incredibly high in flavour and taste, then you may want to checkout my best-selling Easy Low Fat & Low Cholesterol Mediterranean Diet Recipe Cookbook which features over 100 easy heart-healthy recipes:





Healthy Brunch & Breakfast Eats Easy Low Fat & Low Cholesterol Recipe Cookbook

Discover over over 55 cholesterol-lowering, heart-healthy recipes. Eating breakfast can be both delicious and healthy, especially as breakfast offers a great opportunity to increase your dietary intake of beta glucan. This cookbook will provide a wide variety of healthier breakfast and brunch dishes to savour and enjoy that are low in saturated fat, salt and refined sugar.
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FREE Mediterranean Diet Low Fat Snacks Recipes Booklet


I've written a recipe booklet to provide a taster of eating well on the Mediterranean Diet, especially when it comes to the the tricky subject of snacks. Featuring a selection of savoury and sweet snacks, all under 1.5g of Total Fat, you can download your copy for FREE, just need to let me know where to send it.






If you found this article interesting, you may also want to read my post about Grapefruit, especially if you have to take certain medications - read more here.

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