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Low-Cholesterol Cooking: Fruits and Vegetables with High Antioxidant Power

By Molly Siple

Part of Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the “bad” cholesterol) oxidizes, it’s more likely to lead to the accumulation of plaque on artery walls. Eating fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants helps prevent this. Here’s a list of great foods to shop for, starting with the best.

  • Blueberries

  • Watercress

  • Blackberries

  • Kale

  • Cranberries

  • Strawberries

  • Asparagus

  • Raspberries

  • Brussels sprouts

  • Plums