This is our vegetable Foods to Reduce Cholesterol list.
Cholesterol is Not All Bad
Cholesterol is a natural substance that the body makes for good reason. Yet, some still want to reduce it and they want to do so for the wrong reasons. However, those desirous to reduce it without using statins are on their way to their best health.
One of the best ways to reduce cholesterol is by avoiding the foods that increase it. The foods that set up a cascade of complications that cause our bodies to make cholesterol.
Very little foods that we eat that are high in cholesterol actually are responsible for increasing cholesterol. Some foods like trans fats are highly suspect in causing high cholesterol levels. Avoiding trans fats naturally will lower the risk of getting high cholesterol.
Additionally, stress can be responsible for increasing our cholesterol by as much as 100%. Although we cannot always control our stress, we can improve our ability to manage stress. Diet plays an important role in this.
Eating the following foods will not only help us lower cholesterol, they are the building blocks of great health.
Bran and Oatmeal, Barley 1/2 to 1 cup / keep whole till ready to eat.
The above are the most beneficial and most healthy when they are eaten within hours of being milled. So rather than using flower, buying whole live grain and then putting it through a grinder prior to eating will produce a food with the maximum health benefits.
Beans, Lentils 1 cup cooked, 3 times a week.
Carrots 2 full size carrots, 3 times a week. Carrot Study
Pomegranate Juice 6 ounces a day
Fruits and Berries
Strawberries (1/3 to 1/2 cup, enjoy on your oatmeal)
To get maximum benefits of these foods to reduce cholesterol, use the water cures protocol. Take your salt and drink your water at least 30-45 minutes before and 2 1/2 hours after you eat. This will have the effect of supercharging the health benefits of the above foods to reduce cholesterol.
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