- Toast and crush or cube fiber-rich whole-grain bread to make breadcrumbs, stuffing or croutons.
- Replace the breadcrumbs in your meatloaf with uncooked oatmeal.
- Serve whole fruit at breakfast in place of juice.
- Use brown rice instead of white rice and try whole grain pasta.
- Add lots of colorful veggies to your salad — carrots, broccoli and cauliflower are high in fiber and give your salad a delicious crunch.
A heart-healthy eating plan can help you manage your blood cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Discover how simple it is to avoid excess saturated fat and trans fat while enjoying mouth-watering dishes.
Our cooking tips listed below will help you prepare tasty, heart-healthy meals to improve your cholesterol.
This content was last reviewed on 04/21/2014.