High cholesterol: High cholesterol: Four foods that could lower ‘bad’ cholesterol by 40%

High cholesterol refers to the presence of fatty molecules in the blood, which can be divided into two types of proteins: low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol, and high-density lipoprotein, meaning “good” cholesterol.

When treating patients with high cholesterol, a statin, a lipid-lowering drug, is often the first resort.

These medications, although well tolerated, can produce unwanted side effects that make many unwilling to take them.

But studies in the past have shown that combining certain foods can have results equivalent to statins.

One of them, led by Dr. Scott Harding of King’s College, found that combing oats, almonds, soybeans, and plant sterols, can significantly lower LDL cholesterol.

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