5 foods to manage bad cholesterol naturally

  • There are certain foods that lower LDL cholesterol levels in your blood naturally and must be added to your diet.

Updated On Jul 01, 2022 08:11 PM IST

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Accumulation of LDL cholesterol in the walls of your blood vessels could put you at risk of heart attack or stroke and it is important to get your cholesterol levels checked from time to time.  There are certain foods that lower LDL cholesterol levels in your blood naturally and must be added to your diet.  Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal suggests 5 foods that can help you manage bad cholesterol. (Unsplash, Pinterest)

Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:11 PM IST

Accumulation of LDL cholesterol in the walls of your blood vessels could put you at risk of heart attack or stroke and it is important to get your cholesterol levels checked from time to time. There are certain foods that lower LDL cholesterol levels in your blood naturally and must be added to your diet. Nutritionist Nmami Agarwal suggests 5 foods that can help you manage bad cholesterol. (Unsplash, Pinterest)

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Garlic: Add it to your curries, soups or have it raw, garlic has amazing properties to burn cholesterol.  Allicin and other compounds in garlic lower cholesterol by up to 90 per cent, says Nmami. (Unsplash)

Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:11 PM IST

Garlic: Add it to your curries, soups or have it raw, garlic has amazing properties to burn cholesterol. Allicin and other compounds in garlic lower cholesterol by up to 90 per cent, says Nmami. (Unsplash)

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Fenugreek seeds: They have great medicinal properties and are high in vitamins, great for diabetics and effective in lowering cholesterol. (Pinterest)

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Fenugreek seeds: They have great medicinal properties and are high in vitamins, great for diabetics and effective in lowering cholesterol. (Pinterest)

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Whole grains like barley and oats reduce cholesterol because of their high soluble fiber content. (Pixabay)

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Whole grains like barley and oats reduce cholesterol because of their high soluble fiber content. (Pixabay)

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Veggies can also help lower bad cholesterol levels as they are high on fiber and low in calories.  Some veggies contain leptin which has great cholesterol lowering effect.  These are okra also known as bhindi, carrot and eggplant. (Unsplash)

Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:11 PM IST

Veggies can also help lower bad cholesterol levels as they are high on fiber and low in calories. Some veggies contain leptin which has great cholesterol lowering effect. These are okra also known as bhindi, carrot and eggplant. (Unsplash)

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Coriander seeds: Dhania or coriander is a great cholesterol lowering agent.  Its seeds contain vitamins like folic acid, Vitamin A, C and beta-carotene. (Pixabay)

Updated on Jul 01, 2022 08:11 PM IST

Coriander seeds: Dhania or coriander is a great cholesterol lowering agent. Its seeds contain vitamins like folic acid, Vitamin A, C and beta-carotene. (Pixabay)

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