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Do You Eat these Top 10 Foods Touted to Lower Cholesterol?

My relationship with food has been a complicated one, to say the least.Cholesterol Lowering Foods

With all the struggles I have had in the past with using foods to stuff feelings, I just love it when I read the latest list of  “Super” foods touted as “good for you” and I actually like those foods…and eat them regularly! Feels like a victory over my past binge eating disorder!

I love dark chocolate,  almonds, blueberries, oatmeal, and steamed veggies (apparently, better for you than raw–who knew?). I use olive oil and would be willing to try pinto beans and sterol-fortified OJ, along with the other foods Real Age says will keep my heart healthy and help me live a little longer and maybe well-er.

Read more about all 10 food recommended in Real Age’s Top 10 Foods to Lower Cholesterol. Bon Appetit!


Ellen Shuman is a Life Coach who specializes in empowering people who are working on emotional and binge eating recovery. She is the founder of A Weigh Out & Acoria Eating Disorder Treatment, Immediate Past President of the Binge Eating Disorder Association (BEDA), and Co-Founder of the Academy for Eating Disorders Special Interest Group on “Health at Every Size”,

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About Ellen Shuman

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I have worked in the Wellness Field for 30 years. I created an Emotional Eating & Binge Eating Disorder Recovery Program way before most people knew BED was an eating disorder, NOT a “willpower” issue. Personally, I suffered for years before finding answers and the help I needed and deserved! I became a Coach in 1997 to help others who were still suffering as I had. I love being a Coach!


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