High cholesterol: Drinking this tea could lower your ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

As it explains, black tea is a rich source of oxalates, which can cause kidney stones.

General tips to lower high cholesterol

“To reduce your cholesterol, try to cut down on fatty food, especially food that contains a type of fat called saturated fat,” advises the NHS.

This includes:

  • Meat pies, sausages and fatty meat
  • Butter, lard and ghee
  • Cream and hard cheese, like cheddar
  • Cakes and biscuits
  • Food that contains coconut oil or palm oil

As the NHS points out, you can still have foods that contain a healthier type of fat called unsaturated fat.


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