How to Lower “Bad” Cholesterol Naturally
Fortunately, there are simple strategies that can help you regulate your cholesterol. Besides eating healthy and excising regularly, you can add these things to your daily regime:
- Eat One Avocado a Day. Avocados are an excellent source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat.
- Take Lemongrass Essential Oil. In 1989, the medical journal Lipids (study details) published the results of a study from the Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin which investigated the lowering effects of Lemongrass oil on serum cholesterol levels.
- Use Cinnamon. The scientists found that cinnamon can help lower blood sugar, LDL cholesterol and triglycerides. In a study on 60 type-2 diabetes patients, it was found that ¼ tsp or 1g of cinnamon was capable of reducing triglycerides by 23-30%, blood sugar by 18-29%, total cholesterol by 12-26% and LDL cholesterol by 7-27%.