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What can i do to lower my total cholesterol?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Live better: Cholesterol has a genetic predisposition as well as lifestyle component. Improving your diet and exercising are key. Eat low glycemic is key b/c sugar can increase cholesterol as well. Eat good fats such as nuts in moderation, olive oil, avocados. Eat more plants, eat lean proteins, and exercise! use more fish oil to help.

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