Healthy food will help you to keep a healthy heart. You can control your cholesterol by controlling the diet. How do you eat and what do you eat is an important factor to control bad cholesterol (LDL) and bring up good cholesterol (HDL).
Here is the list of foods that can easily available from the market can play a good role to protect your heart and keep cholesterol controlled. It is better to have a try on this before you end up in tablets and medicines.
Let this simple tweaks in your diet play magic in your health. Here is list of 8 foods that you can try out in your daily diet.
Oatmeal can reduce your bad cholesterol (LDL). It contains soluble fiber helps to reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL). The fiber contains in Oatmeal can reduce the cholesterol absorption into your blood stream.
Fenugreek consumed on a regular basis have shown to lower cholesterol, regular consumption of fenugreek seeds have also found to be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in people with diabetes.
These seeds have useful cholesterol lowering contents. Boil two tablespoon of coriander seeds in a glass of water, strain the decoction after cooling and drink this twice a day for good results.
No need to explain the benefit of bruits on daily basis. Fruits like apples, oranges, berries, grape fruit, and pomegranate have shown to reduce the level of cholesterol. We recommend eating fruits with its skin if possible that provides you additional source of fiber.
Despite of unpleasant odor of garlic, there are hundreds of advantages for your body for consuming Garlic everyday. Consumption of less than a clove of raw garlic in a day can lower cholesterol by 10%.
Use of ginger in a daily life is very good to heart health and properties of ginger reduced cholesterol and blood sugar levels and its helps to improve blood circulation. A cup of ginger tea in mornings is easy and tasty way , to consume ginger in your daily life.
Fish like salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines are very good to lower cholesterol. The studies recommend eating two serving (1 serving=100gms) of fatty fish every week. To get maximum health benefits of fish, it is better to bake, steam, grill instead of frying them in oil.
Avocados contain significant amounts of good fats (oleic acid, healthy monounsaturated fat) and fiber that helps boost good cholesterol and lower bad cholesterol. It is nice to add avocados to your salad or make a nice avocado dip.
Please try to include at least few of these foods in you daily diet to control your bad cholesterol and live longer and health.