Scottsdale, Arizona - To help your health and nutrition goals, eat more foods that add these protective nutrients to your diet:
- Antioxidants (e.g., almonds and broccoli), which may help prevent cholesterol from damaging the linings of your arteries
- B vitamins (e.g., sweet potatoes), which help reduce the risk of stroke and peripheral artery disease by lowering homocysteine levels
- Dietary fiber (e.g., apples and beans), which can help lower your cholesterol level
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