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.
What's the TLC Program for High Cholesterol?
The TLC Program is short for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes, a way to help you lower your cholesterol through smart food choices, exercise, and weight control. And even those who don’t have high cholesterol can benefit.
Do I Need a Nutritionist or Dietitian?
If you have diabetes, what you eat -- and when you eat it -- matters. Should you get help making up your diet?
Your Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping List
This heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide may help you lower your cholesterol.
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!
Fatty Fish & Your Cholesterol
The term "fatty fish" may sound unappealing, but actually these are the tastiest and healthiest foods from the sea.
Cutting Through the Cholesterol Confusion
Of all the information on the nutrition facts panel on food labels, cholesterol may be the most misunderstood. Why? For most people, cholesterol in food isn't the same thing as the cholesterol that clogs arteries. Here's what you need to know about cholesterol in food.
LDL Cholesterol and Oatmeal
Oatmeal, that sturdy breakfast food from your grandmother's kitchen, has a lot going for it.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
Secrets of Healthy Eating and Portion Control
Practicing portion control can help you lose weight and eat a healthy diet. But how much is too much? Use this pictorial guide to gauge serving sizes.
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.
Can Supplements Help Your Cholesterol?
Can you improve your cholesterol numbers naturally with supplements? Learn more in our quiz.