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How long does cholesterol from food stay in your blood

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Cholesterol tends to: Take week to months to change: 1 meal will have no effect. Proper cholesterol is total cholesterol (-) good (HDL) cholesterol of 90, triglycerides = 1... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
Cardiology 41 years experience
Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol levels are one of many risk factors for atherosclerosis. This is cholesterol deposits in your arteries, which reduces blood flow... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
Animal fat: Animal fat and dairy products.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
Get rid of: All the sugar and sweeteners.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Yes to a point: However, atkins and others have shown that if you minimize carbohydrate intake, that may be more important than limiting fats.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Both: It increases both the good and bad (hdl and ldl) cholesterol. For most, that results in a better or no-worse LDL to HDL ratio. Those foods are bette... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Food isn't magic: Restricting salt will help with the blood pressure but usually meds are required. Your physician is your best guide for cholesterol management. Avoid ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Dougherty
Cardiology 47 years experience
Healthy, low carbs: At age 44, shifting to healthy eating is the key. If you reduce salt, reduce carbohydrates, concentrate on good foods such as fruits, vegetables, hel... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Poleszak
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Low salt and low fat: Some fats are good. Try mediterian diet.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Eggs are ok, but...: Eggs are ok to eat, but the yolk is all fat. That means one should not eat too many yolks. The egg white is all nutritious protein. However, eating to... Read More

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