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When we think of good cholesterol foods, we typically think of those that will not contribute to an increase in cholesterol levels but help to lower them instead. However, that is only part of the equation. What often forgotten about is HDL (good) cholesterol. While it may not get the same famed status as the more sinister of the cholesterol types, HDL cholesterol is also very important. And, like LDL cholesterol, HDL levels can also be affected by dietary intake.
When it comes to recipes to lower cholesterol, it may seem like there just are not many delicious and fulfilling choices. However, that could not be further from the truth. There are numerous meal options that not only can help contribute to lower cholesterol numbers, but that do so without sacrificing taste, texture and enjoyment.
In terms of heart healthy meats, it seems that few choices stack up to chicken (boneless, skinless white breast meat that is). However, not everything about the cholesterol in chicken is as rosy at it appears. And it is possible that the Thanksgiving delight, turkey, may in fact be a superior poultry option for those with moderate to elevated levels of cholesterol. So why and how is this when both bird types are considered better options in terms of cholesterol than other meats and shellfish