Lower Your Cholesterol

 Nutrition Diva's easy primer on some easy to make, cholesterol-busting foods

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS
1-minute read

Quick Cholesterol-Lowering Tip

Adding 25 grams of soy protein to your diet every day can help lower your cholesterol.

Here’s how much protein you’ll get from some common soy foods:

  • 1/4 cup of dry-roasted soy nuts - 16 grams

  • 1 cup of soymilk - 8 grams

  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce - 1 gram

  • 1 cup of edamame (steamed soybeans) - 17 grams

  • 3 ounces of tofu - 7 grams


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About the Author

Monica Reinagel, MS, LD/N, CNS

Monica Reinagel is a board-certified licensed nutritionist, author, and the creator of one of iTunes' most highly ranked health and fitness podcasts. Her advice is regularly featured on the TODAY show, Dr. Oz, NPR, and in the nation's leading newspapers, magazines, and websites. Do you have a nutrition question? Call the Nutrition Diva listener line at 443-961-6206. Your question could be featured on the show.