9 Natural Cholesterol Reducers for Health 

Together with exercise and dietary modifications, several foods and supplements may help reduce your levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. 


Patients with high cholesterol and heart disease may receive it. Lowers artery-clogging triglycerides and boosts good cholesterol. Supplements, liver, and chicken contain niacin.  

Soluble fiber 

Insoluble fibers do not gel in liquid. Soluble fiber reduces blood cholesterol absorption. 

Psyllium supplement

Psyllium fiber comes from Plantago ovata seed husks. It can be taken as a tablet or with food or liquids. Regular psyllium use reduces cholesterol substantially. Constipation is relieved and diabetic blood sugar is lowered.


Phytosterols are plant waxes. They impede intestinal cholesterol absorption. Whole grains, nuts, fruits, and vegetables contain them.

Soy protein 

Using soy beans and their products can reduce LDL cholesterol. Tofu, soy milk, and steamed soy beans have lean protein, therefore eating these instead of beef can lower cholesterol.


Garlic may provide various health benefits.Trusted Source, includes blood pressure reduction. Food and supplements provide benefits. 

Red yeast rice

White red yeast rice is fermented. It is eaten and medicated by Chinese. Red yeast rice with monacolin K lowers cholesterol. A compound similar to cholesterol-lowering lovastatin. 


Ginger reduced overall cholesterol and triglycerides in 2014 and LDL cholesterol and increased HDL cholesterol in 2008. 


Blue flax grows in temperate areas. Omega-3 fatty acids in its seeds and oil boost HDL cholesterol. 

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