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10 Top Questions About Lowering Your Cholesterol

Learn how to keep your cholesterol in check to help prevent high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, even the risk of stroke.

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11 Tips for Eating Out With High Cholesterol

Restaurant menus are tricky when you’re watching your cholesterol. Use these strategies so you can have your (whole-wheat, fruit-topped) cake and eat it, too.

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An Avocado a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

You know what they say about apples—one a day will keep the doctor away—but a new study finds this old saying could apply to avocados, too.

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Potato Strong: Low-Fat, Vegan Diet for High Cholesterol

Will Kriski tells his story about tackling high cholesterol by developing a low-fat, whole-foods, plant-based diet that emphasizes starchy vegetables.

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Hey, Chicken Lovers: It May Be Time to Cut Back

New research suggests that white meat may not be much healthier than beef after all.

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Good Eggs vs. Bad Eggs: A New Skirmish in the War on Cholesterol

A review published in JAMA has linked dietary cholesterol in eggs to increased risk for cardiovascular disease and mortality... again.

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How Raspberries Can Help Lower Cholesterol

A one cup serving of raspberries contains just 64 calories, 8 grams of dietary fiber, and 54 percent of your daily vitamin C needs.

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Holiday Eating May Spike Your Cholesterol

Eating rich foods during the holidays can cause your cholesterol to jump by 20 percent after Christmas, according to this study.

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Can Okra Help to Lower Cholesterol?

Treating high cholesterol by eating okra or drinking okra water has become a popular trend. But does it really work?

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What's the Best Cooking Oil to Lower Your Cholesterol?

Seed oils like sunflower, canola, rapeseed, safflower, flaxseed, and sesame oil are the best choice for lowering LDL cholesterol levels, according to a study.