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More than 100 million American adults have high cholesterol, and new info shows that one in five teens face an increased risk for heart disease risk because of their rising cholesterol levels.
Plenty of research has been done on managing your LDL (bad) and HDL (good) cholesterol levels, but it’s not always easy to know what you should eat. Basic musts are limiting your saturated fat and opting for foods loaded with fiber and heart-healthier fats, such as omega-3 fats.
From rise-and-shine breakfasts to sweet desserts, here are our top 25 low-cholesterol choices. All of these dishes have less than 5 grams of saturated fat and 60 milligrams of cholesterol per serving.
1. Egg White Omelet with Cucumbers and Smoked Salmon
2. Golden Sunshine Quinoa Salad
3. Angel Food Cake with Mangoes
4. Smoked Salmon and Dill Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches
5. Spaghetti Squash with Marinara
Whipping up a healthy meal doesn’t have to be a source of agita — or a gigantic time commitment. Each of these good-for-you dinners is ready in 25 (make that 24!) to 40 minutes. Swiss Chard Soup: 40 min (above, from Food Network Magazine) Swiss Chard is in charge when it comes to this satisfying soup.Read more