It’s a common belief that high cholesterol discriminates based on age alone, but the reality is if can affect both young and old as well as people with an active or sedentary lifestyle. Left untreated and high cholesterol can lead to heart disease, stroke and death. Research from Baylor University Medical Center has shown that eating the right types of foods can be an effective way to preventing and even treating high levels of cholesterol.
High cholesterol levels plague more people than almost any other medical condition. Thank to fast food and an array of easily available unhealthy fats, our cholesterol levels as a race are higher than ever before seen. In order to sustain a healthy body, the National Institute of Nutrition in the USA recommends 50 grams of green leafy vegetables, 50 of grams root vegetables and 200 grams of other vegetables. Here are 23 nutritious, healthy foods which lower cholesterol. Each supports the health of your body in numerous ways, therefore all should form a part of a balanced, healthy diet.
Up Next is ‘Beans & Lentils’