Healthy Cholesterol Pantry List

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Check out this list of pantry foods to help reduce high levels of cholesterol

There are so many foods to choose from.

  • Apples
  • Avocados – Monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Beans and Legumes – Fiber
  • Beets – Great Fiber
  • Broccoli – Great Fiber
  • Cabbage – Great Fiber
  • Chia Seeds and Flaxseeds – Omega 3’s
  • Citrus fruits
  • Coconuts
  • Garlic – Immune Boosting,
  • Gluten-free Whole Grains/ancient grains
  • Grapes
  • Green Teas – Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory
  • Nuts – Antioxidant food
  • Oats
  • Olive oils – Monounsaturated fatty acids
  • Okra – Superfood
  • Quinoa, Rolled Oats – Fiber / Beta-glucan
  • Salmon – Omega 3’s
  • Spinach – Antioxidant food
  • Sweet Potatoes – Fiber, Potassium
  • Turmeric – anti-inflammatory

It’s a good idea to consume fruits, veggies, and whole grains from plants for a more “natural” approach to lower cholesterol. Add those plant sterols by consuming eggplant, oats, and barley. Receive soluble fiber by consuming whole almonds and soy protein. Fresh dark green veggies and turmeric and antioxidant rich ingredients to any recipe. Click on the “OKRA” link for more information and recipes. Happy eating and Here’s To Healthy Arteries!