Lower Your Cholesterol: 7 Changes You Can Make Today

Know how to lower cholesterol naturally. These simple tips and lifestyle changes can improve your cholesterol profile — and boost your overall health.

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Know All Your Numbers
Don’t rely on your doctor to keep track of your numbers — they don’t do much good sitting in a medical file drawer. Every time you have your blood tested, write down your numbers; there’s nothing more motivating than results! Work with your doctor to set goals for each of the following tests: blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, cholesterol ratio (total cholesterol divided by HDL cholesterol), and triglycerides.