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Patients with high cholesterol can choose to take medication or naturally lower their cholesterol. Naturally lowering cholesterol through diet and exercise is beneficial to their health and reduces the need for medicatio... More »

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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 »

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Establishing an exercise routine and eating more fiber are two ways to reduce cholesterol naturally. Both of these steps reduce overall cholesterol as well as the percentage of LDL, or bad, cholesterol within the bloodst... More »

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