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Please suggest what foods should be avoided when you have high cholesterol and high lipid count?

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Dr. William Haynes answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

Balanced diet: Weight loss (if overweight) will often lower cholesterol by up to 20% and triglycerides by up to 50%. Avoiding saturated fat (includes any fat from animals including chicken/cheese/pizza) will reduce cholesterol. Cutting back on carbohydrates in sugar, flour, bread, pasta, rice, potatoes will reduce triglycerides. Fruit, veggies, fish, nuts, soy, unsaturated fats are all fine.

Answered 6/23/2018



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