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20 Foods That Raise Your 'Good' Cholesterol

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Caroline Weeks, RDN, LD of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 2 of 21: 1. Blueberries

1. Blueberries

While the world of wellness endlessly touts of benefits of anti-inflammatory foods, who knew eating these could kill two birds with one stone by also improving your cholesterol? Blueberries are rich in anthocyanins, the phytochemical that gives this berry its dark blue pigment and are essential to overall heart health through enhancing anti-inflammatory pathways as well as increasing HDL cholesterol levels, according to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. One 2013 study found that consuming blueberries in tandem with exercise can increase HDL levels even more than exercise alone. Besides blueberries, check out these 50 Foods That Will Boost Your Workouts.

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