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How do I reduce my cholesterol levels?
I have just had the results of a blood test and my level of cholesterol is at 6.5. Can I reduce this result through diet alone? If so, How?
Following good diet (mainly fat free food), include flax seeds in your regular food, and regular walk can help you a lot in bringing down your cholesterol level.
Below 5.2 is a desirable bad cholesterol level, to reduce from 6.5 a high cholesterol level, would require a drop in eating foods containing bad fat, any foods over the counter basically.
Change this to the good fats like olive oil, nuts and fresh foods. Next time you have a bad choesterol blood test do not drink or eat for at least 12 hours before the test.
This will give your Doctor an indication of the correct levels of all the different cholesterol fats in your body. You can then plan a suitable route for your nutritional intake.
Just as important is the need for regular exercise be it walking, cycling, swimming or light jogging, ask your Doctor for a siutable exercise plan to match your needs.
Hope this helps.
What does your body do when it gets too much sugar? It can't burn what most Americans give it. Sugar gets converted into stored energy. You know what stored energy is? Cholesterol, so that it can be burnt quickly if you need it. When you keep on giving it too much sugar, the readings go higher. Excess animal fat must be broken down before it gets converted to whatever the body needs. Here's a point to think about: dietary fat and blood fat levels are separate issues. Your blood fat does not immediately go up because you eat a fatty hamburger. People think that because of the what the "food police" tell them. Stop eating sugary foods, and your cholesterol levels will go down.
There are proven ways to reduce cholesterol and tons of articles and books on the subject. Basically: exercise regularly, eat a diet low in fats and eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. If this does not work and your cholesterol problems are genetic, then you'll have to take statin medications.
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Omega fats (there are at least two types). Omega 3 is the best. Eat fish known to be high in Omega 3, such as salmon. My mother visited me for two months once, and I cooked salmon fairly often. When she returned home, her cholesterol had dropped & the doctor was very happy.
Yes you can I did it in 2 months I have just wrote a hub about it with my plan of how I did it. Give it a read and see how you go.
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