The Ultimate Health Guide: 6 Food Items To Keep Cholesterol In Control
The Cholesterol Call By Ayush Rekha
The first step in having healthy cholesterol levels is examining your diet.
Here are some foods that can help keep your lipid profile in the desired range.
Rich in unsaturated fats, almonds help raise healthy (HDL) cholesterol and lower the unhealthy (LDL) one.
Both green and black tea can help lower cholesterol levels. Catechins in tea are responsible for this.
Garlic, spring onions and other onions can be used to lower cholesterol and protect the heart.
A significant source of lycopene, tomatoes are known to reduce LDL cholesterol levels.
Barley & Lentils
Soluble fibre in barley helps keep cholesterol levels in check without affecting HDL.
Spinach contains lutein, a carotenoid antioxidant that can lower levels of bad cholesterol.