Looking for new foods to lower cholesterol? Apples may be the way to go. If eaten regularly, apples may have a modest cholesterol-lowering effect. Here are several tasty suggestions for adding apples to your diet.
Entrees and Sides
Tip: Use reduced-fat mayonnaise for this recipe.
Tip: Use whole wheat bread and low-sodium broth for this recipe to make it even more heart-healthy.
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