Meal Plan: Healthy Cholesterol

The average American diet consists of 510 mg of dietary cholesterol per day. The Low Cholesterol template provides intake averages less than 120 mg per day for the seven-day period. These menus contain plenty of fiber-rich foods including grains and vegetables which will help in lowering LDL levels (bad cholesterol) and triglycerides.   By combining a regular exercise program with these templates one can raise HDL (good cholesterol ) levels and prevent future health problems. The primary source of proteins comes from fish and poultry. Meals are distributed between 5 to 6 meals each day to boost metabolism.

 

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