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Learn how changing what you eat can reduce blood cholesterol, improve the types of fats floating around in your bloodstream and reduce your risk of artery-clogging cardiovascular disease.
Here are seven food strategies from Rosemary Weaver, MPH, RDN, LDN, Wellness Center Dietitian at Northwest Community Hospital, that will help reduce your risk, starting today:
The more of these strategies you can build into your diet, the greater the impact on your blood fat levels and your overall health. Don’t forget the value of regular, aerobic exercise to increase the “good” HDL cholesterol that helps your heart. Always check with your doctor before beginning or significantly changing your exercise regimen.