Easy Ways to Lower Cholesterol and Reduce Blood Pressure (Page 5)

4. Have Fish Twice a Week

Doing so may reduce your risk of heart disease by 30 percent, research suggests. Omega 3 fats in fish lower triglycerides and blood pressure; they also can help prevent irregular heart rhythms. Have trouble fitting in fish? Speak with your doctor about fish oil supplements—taking them daily helped current Pittsburgh Steelers to improve their cholesterol profiles, according to a one study in Sports Health.

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