Beans, avocado, nuts and soy are among the top foods that help reduce cholesterol, according to Prevention. Reducing saturated fat is key for reducing LDL (bad) cholesterol, maintaining HDL (good) cholesterol and reducin... More » Food Food Facts

Foods that are high in fiber content and contain healthy fatty acids are all helpful when it comes to reducing cholesterol. Fiber absorbs cholesterol from other foods, and the right fatty acids make blood vessels healthi... More »

A good diet for lowering cholesterol includes oatmeal and other foods high in fiber, according to Mayo Clinic. Baked or grilled fish such as mackerel and trout that have omega-3 fatty acids are also good parts of such a ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Diet Plans

Beans, apples, seeds and nuts, and oats and oat bran can reduce cholesterol, as Everyday Health indicates. These foods reduce low-density lipoprotein, the cholesterol that can lead to the formation of artery-clogging pla... More » Health Nutrition & Diets Nutritional Content

Oatmeal and other high-fiber foods, fish, nuts and olive oil are some foods that help lower cholesterol. Other foods include soy beans, beans, avocado, garlic and spinach. More » Food Food Facts

Foods that raise HDL, the good type of cholesterol, are healthy fats, whole grains and nuts, according to Mayo Clinic. Higher HDL cholesterol levels are desirable because HDL has beneficial anti-inflammatory properties. More » Food Food Facts

Some unprocessed foods are fruits and vegetables, dairy products, seeds and nuts. Although the definition of processed foods is not completely concrete, there are some general characteristics of processed foods. Processe... More » Food Food Facts