4 fatty foods that are good for cholesterol

Not all fat is bad for you. These four types of fatty foods actually help lower your bad cholesterol levels and may even raise good cholesterol levels
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Olive oil - 4 fatty foods that are good for cholesterol Adapted from 1,801 Home Remedies, Reader's Digest; Image credits: iStockphoto.com

Olive oil

Numerous studies have shown that olive oil not only lowers LDL but also raises HDL. One study found that people who ate about 2 tablespoons of olive oil a day had lower LDL levels in just one week. Use it in garlic bread, salad dressings, in place of margarine, and in place of other oils when sautéing.

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