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7 Cholesterol-Lowering Breakfasts

These breakfasts can help lower cholesterol in three ways: They keep a cap on unhealthy fats that can raise total and "bad" LDL cholesterol but shrink your "good" HDL. They deliver fiber that can cleanse your body of cholesterol. And they're chock-full of superstar foods that are powerful cholesterol fighters.

By Sally Kuzemchak, MS, RD

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Apple-Nut Pancakes
Andrew McCaul
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Apple-Nut Pancakes

Two 4-inch whole wheat pancakes (prepared with mix such as Quaker Oatmeal Pancake Mix) made with 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts and 1/2 apple, grated, and topped with 1 tablespoon reduced-calorie maple syrup.

340 calories, 7g fat (0g sat.), 7g fiber

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