A healthy diet may lower your bad cholesterol levels. More importantly, it can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Adding exercise to a healthy diet is even better for you.
A healthy diet means eating foods that are rich in:
- Whole grains
- Low-fat dairy
- Protein from fish, poultry, beans, and nuts
You should avoid sweets and sugar-sweetened drinks. You should also limit red meats.
Experts suggest 3 lifestyle changes to help lower your cholesterol:
- Eating healthy
- Losing weight
Healthy eating keeps your heart healthy and beating!