Lower your cholesterol levels with these foods

Fish, nuts and olive oil may help lower cholesterol levels. This you already know. But did you also know that six of these foods has the same benefits of marine fish?


Alma or Indian Gooseberry, the fruit is round, green, mixed with sour taste bitter, and contain enough fiber.

Alma widely grown in India, the Middle East and some southeast Asian countries. Alma has been used for thousands of years as various medicines by the ancient Indian medical tradition or Ayurvedic.

The fruit is believed to reduce levels of cholesterol and triglycerides but did not have any effect on good cholesterol or HDL. This has been acknowledged by a study reported by the Journal of Medical Food.


Barley is a type of grain that has benefits similar to the grain, which lowers the level of cholesterol in the blood. Barley is rich in the type of soluble fiber that can reduce the bad fats in the body. Barley enjoyable for breakfast, and for lunch or dinner.


A study from Penn State University revealed that people who ate an avocado every day proven cholesterol levels than those who did not fall eat avocado. Avocado is a fruit that is quite rich in fat and calories, type of fat is good kind of fat.


A study released by the Journal of Nutrition says, people who consume 3.5 cups of fresh strawberries three times a week, proven cholesterol levels dropped in week 4 of the study. Because strawberries are the fruit depending on the season, you can enjoy a moment frozen strawberry trees had not been fruitful.


Microorganisms that live in the digestive tract and has health benefits, referred to by the name of probiotics.

The study released by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition stated, women who ate yogurt containing probiotics for more than 12 weeks, proven to reduce levels cholesterol in significant amounts.

In addition to lowering cholesterol, probiotics are also good for maintaining the health of your digestive system. Probiotics can be found in yogurt, kefir and fermented foods such as tempeh.