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Does anyone know of a good diet for lowering cholesterol, triglycerides?

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Dr. Milena Lombardi
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Low fat diet: Focus on a low fat diet. Avoid saturated and transfat. Avoid food choices where greater than 30% of the calories are from fat. High fiber is helpful. The mediterranean is highly regarded.
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Dr. William Cromwell
Clinical Lipidology 35 years experience
Yes: Long term diet changes to that assist in decreasing cholesterol and triglyceride include: limiting saturated fat and trans fats; increasing intake of omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil); limiting intake of carbohydrates that worsen Insulin resistance (highly refined carbs, sugars, high fructose corn syrup, high glycemic index/load carbs); increase vegetables and whole fruits (not juice); limit alcohol.
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Last updated Mar 29, 2015

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