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What are some sample meals for a person with high cholesterol?

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The American Heart Association's website offers recipes for meals that are low in cholesterol under the Cholesterol Management section. Some of these recipes include Tuscan tuna and cannellini bean salad, crusted salmon filets, bunless beef and burgers, and Dijon chicken with broccoli and noodles.

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Adding 5 to 10 grams of soluble fiber to a diet is a simple way to help lower high levels of cholesterol. Soluble fiber can reduce the absorption of cholesterol into the bloodstream. Oatmeal, apples, pears, kidney beans and barley are all examples of foods that contain soluble fiber. Eating 1.5 cups of oatmeal provides about 6 grams of soluble fiber, and topping oatmeal with fruit can add an additional 4 grams.

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