A healthy diet may lower your bad cholesterol levels. More importantly, it can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke. Adding exercise to a healthy diet is even better for you.

A healthy diet means eating foods that are rich in:

  • Vegetables
  • Fruits
  • Whole grains
  • Low-fat dairy
  • Protein from fish, poultry, beans, and nuts

You should avoid sweets and sugar-sweetened drinks. You should also limit red meats.

Experts suggest 3 lifestyle changes to help lower your cholesterol:

  1. Eating healthy
  2. Exercising
  3. Losing weight

Healthy eating keeps your heart healthy and beating!