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Whole-grain foods, legumes, green tea and tomatoes are foods that help reduce cholesterol levels, according to Everyday Health. Changes in diet helps some people lower cholesterol levels just as effectively as medication... More »

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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 »

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Making changes to your diet and taking medications prescribed by your physician can bring your cholesterol level down, according to Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School. The good news is that, while it's easy to elevat... More »

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