Foods To Avoid With High Cholesterol

Foods to avoid with high cholesterol

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If you have elevated levels of LDL cholesterol it can lead to buildup in your arteries, and raise the risk of heart disease. You can help improve your cholesterol by avoiding certain foods, and also increasing foods that elevate the good cholesterol (HDL). Here’s a list of foods to avoid with high cholesterol, and some healthier foods you should eat instead.

Food To Avoid (Increases LDL Cholesterol)

Meat

Fatty Beef
Poultry With Skin
Red Meat
Sausage
Bacon
Kidney
Liver

Cooking Oils

Coconut Oil
Palm Oil
Lard
Butter
Shortening

Processed Foods

Cookies
Cakes
Pastries
Donuts
Potato Chips
Crackers
Fried Foods
Buttered Popcorn

Food To Eat

Fruit

Berries
Oranges
Apples
Grapes
Strawberries
Citrus Fruit
Avocados

Vegetables

Spinach
Broccoli
Brussels Sprouts
Bell Peppers

Beans

Navy Beans
Kidney Beans
Garbanzo
Black Eyed Peas

Grains

Oats
Quinoa
Barley
Whole Grain Foods

Meat

Fatty Fish (Salmon, Trout, Sardines)
Skinless Chicken
Lean Beef
Lean Pork

Oils

Olive Oil
Avocado Oil
Soy
Canola
Sunflower
Safflower

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