Cholesterol Diet Directory
For most with high cholesterol, a diet improvement can greatly help to lower cholesterol. Your doctor can help you set up an ideal low-cholesterol diet for you. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how foods affect cholesterol, what food choices are better for helping lower cholesterol, and much more.
Your Morning-to-Night Guide to Omega-3 Foods
Get some omega-3s in your diet! Here's where to find them.
Cholesterol and Triglycerides: Eating Fish and Fish Oil-Topic Overview
Eating fish,at least 2 servings each week,is part of a heart-healthy diet. Some people take fish oil supplements to help lower triglycerides. Fish oil supplements can lower triglycerides but do not help lower cholesterol. Fish Eating fish may help lower your risk of heart disease. The American Heart Association recommends that healthy adults eat at least 2 servings of fish a week. Oily ...
Are You Doing Your Part to Lower Your Cholesterol?
When it comes to lowering cholesterol, medicines can’t do it all. Make sure you’re doing your part to live a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Eating Meat When You Have High Cholesterol
Can you eat meat if you have high cholesterol? Find out what should and should not be a part of your diet.
Lower Your Cholesterol Fast With These 11 Easy Tips
Living with high cholesterol? Try these 11 easy tips to lower it, fast!
How to Cut Down on Drugs for Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Type 2 Diabetes
Learn safe ways to cut down on medications for high blood pressure, cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.
Low-Cholesterol Diet: 10 Foods to Try
On a diet to lower your cholesterol? Eating the same old, same old foods every day gets boring. Shake things up by swapping in these foods.
Soy Protein and Cholesterol: Benefits, Risks, How Much to Eat
What you should know about soy protein and cholesterol. Find out what the research shows and the best sources of soy protein.
Video: Saturated Fats
Let’s have a chat about saturated fats
Heart Healthy Diet
Diet is important, but alone will not lower cholesterol. It has to be combined with weight loss and exercise.
HDL Affects Your Cholesterol Risk
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, explains how HDL cholesterol affects your risk of disease.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Foods To Help Lower LDL (‘Bad’) Cholesterol
When you're working on lowering your LDL ("bad") cholesterol, what you eat matters. These foods can help.
Slideshow: Foods That Are Surprisingly Bad for Cholesterol
Are you trying to lower your cholesterol level? Then you need to know about these surprising foods that may raise your cholesterol.
Slideshow: 20 Foods That Can Save Your Heart
The top foods for heart health go beyond cholesterol busters to edamame, nuts, salmon, even coffee. Cooking tips and pictures show how to work new foods into your diet.
Slideshow: High-Fiber Super Foods
You know you should be eating more fiber. See some of the best fiber food sources – from whole grains to fruits and vegetables, nuts, and seeds.
Quiz: Can Supplements Help Your Cholesterol?
Can you improve your cholesterol numbers naturally with supplements? Learn more in our quiz.
Quiz: Cholesterol Fact or Fiction?
Can watching your cholesterol keep your mind sharp or improve your sex life? Test your knowledge and learn a few tips on how to protect your heart.
Quiz: Test Your Cholesterol Smarts
Take this cholesterol quiz to find out more about LDL, HDL, fats, and statins and how they affect your good and bad cholesterol.