A bad diet is a key cause of unhealthy cholesterol levels. But here are the top 10 foods to lower cholesterol.
A bad diet is a key cause of unhealthy cholesterol levels. But here's the good news. Here are the top 10 foods to lower cholesterol.
Include lycopene-rich tomato products in your diet every day for a few weeks, and you may knock your bad LDL cholesterol levels down by as much as 10 percent, according to a recent study. Researchers think the lycopene in tomatoes inhibits LDL production while at the same time helping break down this artery-clogging fat. You'll need to consume at least 25 milligrams of lycopene a day for cholesterol benefits. That's about a half cup of tomato sauce. Bring on the marinara!