• High cholesterol often is caused by
unhealthy lifestyle choices like a
diet high in saturated fats and lack
of adequate physical activity.
• Usually, blood cholesterol levels should
remain below 200 mg/dL (milligrams per
deciliter of blood).
• It is considered borderline high when it is
between 200 and 239 mg/dL, and
• when it increases to 240 or higher mg/dL it is
regarded as high cholesterol.
1. Coriander Seeds
• Add two teaspoons of coriander seed
powder to one cup of water.
• Boil the mixture and then strain it.
• Drink this once or twice a day. You can
add milk, sugar, and cardamom to it and
use it as a replacement for your regular
• Mix one teaspoon each of onion juice and
honey. Drink it once daily.
• Add one finely chopped onion and onequarter teaspoon of pepper to one cup of
buttermilk. Consume it on a regular basis.
• Also include onion, ginger, and garlic in your
3. Indian Gooseberry
• Mix one teaspoon of Indian gooseberry
powder, or dried and powdered Indian
gooseberries, in a glass of warm water.
• Drink it daily in the morning on an
4. Apple Cider Vinegar
• Mix one teaspoon of organic apple
cider vinegar in a glass of water.
• Drink this two or three times a day
at least for a month.
5. Orange Juice
• Drinking three cups of fresh orange
juice daily can be a great help in
reducing blood cholesterol levels
naturally because it is rich in
vitamin C, folate, and flavonoids.
6. Coconut Oil
• Add moderate amounts of
organic coconut oil to your diet.
• You can have one to two
tablespoons of this oil daily.
• Do not use refined or processed
• One and one-half cups of cooked
oatmeal or one cup of oat bran contain
approximately three grams of soluble
• You can also add fruits and nuts such as
apples, bananas, strawberries, and
walnuts to your oatmeal for added
8. Fish Oil
• Consume about one to four grams
of fish oil per day.
• If you have adopted a vegan or
vegetarian diet, then include ground
flaxseeds, which are also rich in
omega-3 fatty acids, in your diet.
9. Red Yeast Rice
• For high cholesterol, take 1200 to
2400 mg of the supplement once or
• Studies have shown that this dietary
supplement can decrease total and
LDL (‘bad’) cholesterol levels.
• Walnuts, almonds, peanuts, hazelnuts,
pistachios, pecans, and other nuts and seeds
are useful in controlling high cholesterol
because they are rich in plant sterols and
• Walnuts, in particular, have been found to
help lower total cholesterol and triglyceride