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 » Health Nutrition & Diets

Tips for reducing cholesterol naturally, without medication, include eating heart healthy foods, increasing exercise and quitting smoking, according to Mayo Clinic. Losing weight and limiting alcohol consumption also hel... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Effective home remedies for reducing cholesterol levels include weight loss, a healthy diet and an increase in physical activity, according to Mayo Clinic. Quitting cigarettes also reduces cholesterol in addition to prov... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

People with high cholesterol should follow a diet that limits saturated and trans fats, as well as dietary cholesterol, states Mayo Clinic. Plan your meals each day to ensure you do not exceed more than 300 milligrams of... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Ways to reduce cholesterol without using statins include lifestyle changes, such as increasing exercise and changing diet, according to Mayo Clinic. These changes also help patients to lose weight, which is another way t... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Some ways to increase good cholesterol while lowering bad cholesterol include making lifestyle changes, such as not smoking, losing weight and exercising, as well as taking certain medications and eating specific foods, ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Fish, beans, oats, eggplant, okra and nuts are some of the foods recommended by Harvard Medical School for low cholesterol diets. Soba noodles, whole wheat pasta, quinoa, lentils, parsnips, carrots and plantains are low ... More » Health Nutrition & Diets