4. Fenugreek

Fenugreek Seeds

The herb fenugreek is a small brown seed, used as a spice flavoring in many food dishes. In a study, done in 2016, they found that fenugreek along with garlic does seem to lower LDL cholesterol ratios and has cardioprotective potential.

3. Red Yeast Rice

Red Yeast Rice

Red yeast rice has been shown to lower cholesterol, but it does contain a compound identical to a statin drug, lovastatin, which can cause side effects also.

2. Omega-3 Fatty Acids or Fish Oil Supplements

Omega 3

Aim to eat about 2 servings per week of 3.5 oz. of fatty fish, like salmon, mackerel, tuna or trout for the omega-3 fatty acids. Or you can try a good quality omega-3 fatty acid supplement.

Or try nuts; the two highest in omega-3 are walnuts and almonds.

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