18 Cholesterol Lowering Foods!

In honor of National Cholesterol Education Month my last blog post, Cholesterol: The Facts, was dedicated to cholesterol.  Now I want to talk about cholesterol lowering foods.

The best way to improve your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease is to change your diet and lifestyle. Eat a whole foods, plant-based diet and incorporate exercise and stress-relieving activities into your daily routine.  Here is my list of 18 great cholesterol lowering foods! Continue reading →

Cholesterol: The Facts

September is National Cholesterol Education Month. We often hear about good cholesterol versus bad cholesterol and which foods will raise or lower cholesterol, but what exactly is cholesterol?

What is Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a fat (lipid) that is found in foods containing animal products or bi-products, like meat or dairy. Fruits and vegetables do not contain cholesterol. In our own bodies, we produce cholesterol in the liver. Continue reading →

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Gina Consalvo-Hassick, MA, RD, LDN, CDE, NCC is a registered dietitian and is actively involved in various food and nutrition communities. She has counseled and assessed a wide range of patients and has experience in outpatient, inpatient, and consulting. Areas of specialization include weight management, eating disorders, and wellness nutrition.
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