Everyone knows that high cholesterol levels increases your odds of getting heart disease. When there’s too much cholesterol in your blood, your arteries run the risk of getting so clogged up that it slows down or, worse, blocks blood flow to your heart. And while there are some risk factors for heart disease that we have no control over, such as family history and age, cholesterol is definitely something we have power over.
A key way to maintain healthy levels of cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease or stroke is by watching what you eat. Start with these deliciously healthy and simple recipes that all contain ingredients proven to help fight bad cholesterol:
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Text: Atika Lim & Elizabeth Liew