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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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 »

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To reduce high cholesterol levels quickly, the individual should use prescribed medication, exercise, avoid foods high in saturated fats, eat foods rich in fiber and omega-3 fatty acids, and replace soft drinks with gree... More »

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The potential consequences of high cholesterol include heart attacks and strokes. Even though the American Heart Association recommends cholesterol screening at least once every five years, as of February 2015, roughly a... More »

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A list of high cholesterol foods can be found at About.com and WebMD. These sites list some high-cholesterol foods that should be limited in a low-cholesterol diet. More »

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Vegetable oil contains phytosterols, which help lower cholesterol. Phytosterols reduce the level of LDL or low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood, by preventing cholesterol absorption in the intestines. Lowerin... More »

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The health benefits of ganoderma include a better-supported immune system, healthy levels of cholesterol, lower blood pressure, relief of fatigue, and overall increased longevity, according to About.com. Cancer patients ... More »