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A high-nutrient diet is by far the most effective method of reducing cholesterol while avoiding side effects. A dietary intervention study using Dr Fuhrman's recommended eating style found that LDL cholesterol was reduced by 33% in just 6 weeks

Cholesterol lowering foods include oat bran, flax seeds, garlic, almonds, walnuts, whole barley, and green tea. Below is a detailed list of foods which lower "bad" LDL cholesterol, while leaving the good HDL cholesterol largely unaffected. #reducecholedterol http://icareclinic.com/our-services/primary-care-family-medicine/

from Shape Magazine

Top 20 Artery-Cleansing Foods

Top 20 Artery-Cleansing Foods Persimmons Forget the old 'an apple a day' adage—it seems eating a daily persimmon is a better way to keep the doctor away. Research shows the polyphenols found in this fruit (which has twice as much fiber and more antioxidants than an apple) can help decrease levels of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

from Harvard Health

How to lower your cholesterol without drugs

Dietary changes can reduce LDL cholesterol. Substitute polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats for trans fats and saturated fats, avoid refined grains and sugars, and eat three to five servings a day of fruits and vegetables.