If the doctor has told you your cholesterol levels are high, you might be feeling a little panicked right now. He or she may have given you some medication to take and if so, make sure you follow the treatment plan. Meanwhile, there are some dietary changes you can make which will greatly help you at the same time.
You may be wondering if a bowl of oatmeal or a handful of walnuts will lower your cholesterol. Just like it took some time for your levels to reach their heights, it will take a little time and work to lower them too. And yes, oatmeal and walnuts are two of the foods that can help you do that.
If you want to make some healthy changes to your diet to lower your cholesterol, take a look at these 5:
Everyone’s diet could use a boost in quality, whether they are doing to specifically lower cholesterol levels or not.
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