How to lower VLDL and LDL levels

The strategies for lowering your VLDL and LDL levels are the same: increase physical exercise and eat a healthy variety of foods.

Quitting smoking and decreasing alcohol consumption can be beneficial as well. Your doctor is the best place to start for recommendations on heart-healthy lifestyle changes tailored for you.


  • Eat nuts, avocados, steel-cut oatmeal, and fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids, like salmon and halibut.
  • Avoid saturated fats, which are found in foods like beef, butter, and cheese.
  • Exercise at least 30 minutes a day.