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Content tagged with “High Cholesterol Diet”

What the Numbers Mean
If you’re confused by the different cholesterol numbers that your blood test reveals, you’re not alone. The medical...
7 Super Foods to Improve Cholesterol
The best meal for anyone worried about their cholesterol is a meal low in saturated fat and abundant in fruits and...
New Foods for Cholesterol Protection
From smart margarines to chocolate bars, these “functional” foods, featuring cholesterol-lowering plant sterols and...
How Diet Changed One Woman's Cholesterol Numbers
Several years ago, Alabama pediatrician Laura Sawaya-Cortez thought she knew just about everything there is to know...
Check for tropical oils
Check for tropical oils. Lots of products are now "trans-fat free" but in some cases, these fats are being replaced...
Go fish
Go fish. Twice a week, substitute a fatty fish, such as salmon or tuna, for a higher-fat meat like beef. These fish are...
Find the right fats
Find the right fats. To identify foods low in cholesterol and saturated and trans fats, follow this rule: choose fats...
Get fiber
Get fiber. Research suggests that increasing soluble fiber intake by 5 to 10 grams each day may result in a 5 percent...
Know your sources of trans fat
Know your sources of trans fat. Since 2006, the FDA has required food manufacturers to list reportable amounts of trans...
Double cholesterol whammy
Double cholesterol whammy. Dietary cholesterol can elevate your blood cholesterol levels, but saturated fat has an even...
Start the day right
Start the day right. Choose hot or cold breakfast cereals, such as oatmeal and oat bran, that have about 2 grams of...
Eat eggs, in moderation
Eat eggs, in moderation. Eggs are no longer on the cholesterol blacklist. The daily recommended cholesterol limit is...
Read beyond "low-fat"
Read beyond "low-fat." Even foods that claim to be "low-fat" may contribute significantly to fat intake if you eat more...
Cholesterol: FAQs
Your cholesterol questions answered.
Cholesterol Advice: Ask the Expert
Alice H. Lichtenstein, D.Sc., director of the Cardiovascular Nutrition Laboratory at the Jean Mayer USDA Human...
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