10 easy recipes to lower cholesterol

Popped Sorghum

Including whole grains in your diet may help maintain healthy total and LDL cholesterol levels. Sorghum is an ancient grain that is consumed worldwide.

Tea Latte

A new study published in Clinical Nutrition suggests that drinking black tea may help lower LDL cholesterol, especially if you're at risk for heart disease.


High intake of fatty fish, like salmon, is linked to improved HDL "good" cholesterol according to data published in the British Journal of Nutrition.


Oatmeal is a great cholesterol-lowering food because it contains beta-glucans, a special type of soluble fibre. This fibre can aid in the removal of cholesterol.

Tofu Stir Fry

For a quick meal, nothing beats a tofu stir fry. This nutritious meal is made with firm tofu cubes, vegetables, healthy oil, and seasoning.


Starting your day with an orange smoothie can give your body a boost of immune-supporting nutrients as well as some cholesterol-lowering benefits as well.

Steamed Kale Salad

Serve steamed kale with olive oil, red pepper flakes, and a lean protein and a healthy carb as a low-cholesterol side dish. Steamed kale can help bile acid bind

Lentil soup

Consumption of pulses, such as lentils, may help lower LDL cholesterol levels. A classic bowl of lentil soup is one way to eat more pulses.

Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is a fantastic cholesterol-lowering breakfast. The Journal of Nutrition reports that eating an avocado every day may naturally lower LDL cholesterol.


A simple pasta dish with olive oil, veggies, and lean protein can help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Keep your pasta serving to the size of a baseball.