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are tilapia fish good for cholesterol

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: On food labels that is total cholesterol which is a mixture of good and bad cholesterol.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Headley
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Fish oil/omega-3 : Over-the-counter omega-3 supplements are not regulated, inconclusive if they are helpful. The good news is the American Heart Association states that ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Fish: Tuna is also best one. Fish oil pills 1-4 grams per day basing on your tolerance and triglyceride levels.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Safirstein
19 years experience Cardiology
A tough question: Guidelines: "Large-scale epidemiological studies suggest that individuals at risk for CHD benefit from the consumption of plant- and marine-derived o ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doug Hansen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly.: A study from 1993 shows some benefit to grapeseed oil when it comes to its effects on both HDL and LDL cholesterol. However at this point it would be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
The most thorough: way to assess and manage cholesterol issues is to look a the lab values from the blood test your doc does. High triglycerides need good quality marin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Omega-3 fish oils are excellent supplements for many body systems, particularly the heart. Omega-3's do less to lower the bad cholesterol, but do inc ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Not great: They are better at lowering triglycerides, which is not your problem. They can sometimes raise LDL cholesterol
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: Red yeast rice contains statin similar to what you may find in many cholesterol lowering drugs but the dose is uneven. Getting to close to normal weig ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Omega6/omega3 ratio: The key is a proper ratio of omega 6 to omega 3. Most intake too much omega 6 fat and too little omega 3 fats.
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