These Affordable Fruits and Veggies Will Help Prevent High Cholesterol
Add more of these cholesterol-lowering foods into your diet.
Cabbage is rich in powerful antioxidants that will help prevent high cholesterol. Try a red cabbage and kale salad, with garlic, a pinch of brown sugar and a dash of orange juice.
Blueberries contain more antioxidants than any other food. Cranberries, raspberries and strawberries are a close second. These antioxidants help fight cellular aging.
Avocado and Grapefruit
Avocado and grapefruit are rich in glutathione, an antioxidant to neutralize free radicals.
Beta-carotene not only makes carrots colourful, it’s also a powerful antioxidant.
Quercetin, present in black grapes (and onions) prevents “bad” cholesterol (LDL) from clogging your arteries.
Rich in B vitamins, iron and calcium, soy contains antioxidants that reduce “bad” cholesterol (LDL) and increase good (HDL).
The tomato is the best source of lycopene, which fights against the accumulation of cholesterol on the artery walls. It’s levels are highest in cooked tomatoes.