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Treatment

  • Understanding Your Cholesterol Report
  • Avoid a Cholesterol Drug Interaction
  • Are You at Risk for Heart Disease?

Nutrition & Exercise

  • A Guide to Heart-Healthy Grains
  • 12 Weeks to a Healthier You
  • Factor in Fitness to Fight High Cholesterol
  • How to Find Your Target Heart Rate During Exercise

Staying Healthy

  • The Deadly Combo: High Blood Pressure & High Cholesterol
  • Beyond Your Heart: The Other Risks of High Cholesterol

For Women Only

  • High Cholesterol: The Gender Gap
  • Cholesterol and Your Sex Life
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7 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Eat well to help your heart

2. Fish and Omega-3s
2. Fish and Omega-3s

Omega-3s are a superstar fat that can protect your heart and may improve your blood cholesterol profile. The best place to find omega-3s are in fish and fish oil. Go for fatty fish, such as mackerel, herring, sardines and salmon, because they have a high concentration of omega-3s. (Just be sure to bake or grill the fish, not fry it). The American Heart Association recommends eating fish (especially the fatty kind) at least two times a week. Not a seafood fan? Soy foods (including tofu), walnuts and flaxseeds contain a plant form of omega-3s.

 

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