Apples, apricots, barley, berries, grapefruit, nectarines, oat bran, oatmeal, oranges, peaches, tangerines.
These are fruits and items you might want to put into a shake or smoothie to lower your cholesterol. I am not going to recommend any specific concoction, but skim milk, Vanilla yogurt, tablespoons of Cinnamon depending on how big a shake you make are common ingredients.
Cinnamon having the effect of defeating pathogens.
* Caution if your overall Vitamin C (citrus fruits) and Calcium ( dairy) in a day both reach the 2-3 grams level for each, it is a recipe for a kidney stone.
These are cholesterol lowering vegetables:
Vegetables: Cabbage, carrots, celery, chickpeas, split peas, okra, peas, beans; pinto, kidney, navy, lima. Sweet potatoes, turnips, zucchini.
Soluble fiber means they digest and enter the bloodstream to lower cholesterol. This is not the same thing as Insoluble Fiber which is roughage.
Bananas, broccoli, brown rice, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, corn, lentils, pasta, potatoes, spinach, wheat bran cereal, wheat germ, whole wheat bread, whole wheat crackers.