11 Cholesterol-Lowering Foods

9. Beans

Regular consumption of beans provide an adequate amount of fibers which are necessary for regulating the gut motility and decreasing the absorption of cholesterol within the alimentary tract. Beans also contain minerals that may help to improve blood circulation.

10. Garlic

Garlic abounds with antioxidants and ingredients that are known to exhibit anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antibacterial properties.  Garlic reduces blood sugar level and boosts the immune system. Garlic possesses anticoagulant properties, therefore helps to prevent the formation of blood clots within the blood vessels.

By introducing garlic along with the other foods mentioned in this article to your regular dietary plan, you may reduce the levels of cholesterol  without the need for cholesterol-lowering medications.

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Dr Aleksandar Grbović is a medical doctor from the Belgrade University, Faculty of Medicine. He is passionate about promoting medicine by bridging the gap between the patient’s and doctor’s point of view. Currently working in the biggest Occupational Medicine Institute in Serbia and attending the Radiology residency program.


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