Cut Back on These Foods If Your Cholesterol Is High 

You get the cholesterol your body needs from your liver, and any extra 

cholesterol you may have comes from eating foods that are high in animal products. 

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, or DASH for short, 

is one diet that Dr. West recommends for lowering cholesterol.  

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The DASH diet is supported by the American College of Cardiology and 

the American Heart Association, and it can reduce blood levels of low- 

density lipoprotein (LDL or "bad") cholesterol, according to the Mayo Clinic.  

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