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10 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

10 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

There are many foods that can help lower your cholesterol. Below are just 10 examples of items you can incorporate into your diet that are considered heart healthy.
  1. Oats
  2. Fish (salmon, mackerel, lake trout, herring, sardines, halibut, albacore tuna)
  3. Beans
  4. Nuts (walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, un-salted peanuts, pecans)
  5. Green Tea
  6. Olive Oil
  7. Chocolate
  8. Spinach
  9. Avocado
  10. Red Wine
At The Longstreet Clinic, our highly trained physicians are recognized for quality care measures. We are qualified to help you manage your cholesterol.

Six of TLC’s adult primary care physicians have been recognized by the The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart/Stroke Recognition Program. The program was designed to improve the quality of care that patients with cardiovascular disease or who have had a stroke receive by recognizing physicians who deliver this quality care.

To receive recognition, which is valid for three years, the physicians submitted data that demonstrates performance that meets the program's key cardiovascular and stroke care measures. These measures include blood pressure and cholesterol control, among others. When people with cardiovascular disease or who have had a stroke receive quality care as outlined by these measures, they are less likely to suffer additional complications, such as a second heart attack or stroke.

Call today to schedule an appointment with one of our experienced adult primary care providers.

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