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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.

Grilled chicken on a cutting board.

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.

Woman making eggs in frying pan.

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.

Handful of rapsberries.

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.

Rich holiday foods on a table.

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.

Raw okra on table.

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?

Woman holding bottle of cooking oil in the store.

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.

Statin pill and blister packs on table.

Can You Eat Whatever You Want While Taking Statins for Cholesterol?

Statins can help prevent and treat heart disease by lowering cholesterol, but they are much more effective when combined with a healthy diet and lifestyle.

Peanut butter.

Is Peanut Butter Good for Cholesterol?

We obviously love our peanut butter, but just how nutritious is it for us? And how does it affect cholesterol?