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Beetroot Juice Cholesterol
I would like to do a project on what is the effect of grapefruit juice on anti-cholesterol drugs, but I couldn't find any information. Some help pls?
Grapefruit vs statin: Using any search engine, enter "grapefruit statin". You'll be surprised at the number of articles/websites that popup regarding this topic. Google listed 357, 000 results. Good luck! ...Read more
Dear sir, iam having cholesterol but taking no medicine controlling with body workout, amala juice, lemon juice and pappaya is it possible to lower it?
Keep doing this: The fruit stuff is unlikely to affect much, but the fitness activities are the best thing you can possibly be doing. If your cholesterol remains way-high, make an informed choice about medication based on getting all the evidence from your physician. ...Read more
I get the sweats after I drink fresh juice. Why? It because it's just too much to handle all at once or do I have high cholesterol or something?
Unclear: There is no association between either elevating your cholesterol from fruit juice or sweating as a result of elevated cholesterol. The cause of your sweats would have to be considered, at this point at least, a medical mystery. ...Read more
Does carrot juice gain weight if we use daily?? . An how much quantity is good for daily use?? ...an can mix beetroot an carrot juice
Carrot juice: Carrot juice obviously does contain calories, so it could cause weight gain if you drink too much of it. Having said that, it tends to be very healthy, so I am not advising that you should stop it. And it is fine to add beetroot if you'd like. Everything in moderation. Good luck. ...Read more
Is it best to use freshly juiced uncooked beetroot or the juice from boiled beetroot, or it makes no difference?
Yes, good for you!: Beetroot juice is a healthy drink and considered esp. Good in pregnancy as it a good source of folate (folic acid) (especially important in early pregnancy) & many other nutrients. See http://ic. Steadyhealth. Com/beet_juice_benefits. Html and http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=49. ...Read more
Yes: Beetroot juice is a type of vegetable juice. Occasional drinking of beetroot juice, other vegetable juices, or fruit juices is fine. Too much of any one kind of food or juice can cause problems. One should visit a primary care doctor before drinking too much of any one type of juice, just to be sure the ingredients (such as minerals, salts, sugars, etc...) won't end up harming the person. ...Read more
Can I have beetroot & carrot juice in my 7th mnth running during pregnancy? And what else should I add in my food list for dis last phase of pregnancy
Beetroot vit supleme: Yes the same benefits, it has antioxidant properties and said to be good for cardiovascular health, prevention of dementia, and colon health. Having said that I can not find any scintific study to prove these benefits. I will just drink beetroot juice, it can not do any harm, it may benefit and it is not too expensive. ...Read more
Hi! Doctor. I am pregnant if I eat beetroot & tomato juice daily then my baby become black in colour even I & my huband is fair is it true.?
No: Your baby's color is predicated on your genetic situation, not what you eat. So no, no chance of color change from those things. ...Read more
Probably not: There's no evidence that it is.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hard to know: This is hard to determine without the concentration of each component and the exact amount of the components in the mixture. ...Read more
Drank a little fruit juice while fasting 4oz. Wasn't thinking, I have labs for tryglicerids, AST, ALT, Cholesterol l, & CBC. Test in 10 hours. Ok??
Is it true drinking a combination of lemon juice, ginger juice, garlic juice & apple cider vinegar, mix with honey will reduce cholesterol?
No: I imagine that you saw through this screwy claim. I suspect it's a cruel prank. Manage your cardiac risk profile by lifestyle and perhaps medication; especially, don't hesitate to get into serious aerobic fitness. ...Read more
LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ≤700 nmol/l, HDL ≥45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ↓$, but misleading. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on your age, other risk factors, and severity of cholesterol elevation. The first step is healthy life style: fruits and vegetables and daily exercise avoiding animal fats in particular and large amount of any fat in general. Get to and maintain ideal body weight if possible. If that fails and your risks are high, medication may be indicated. ...Read more
Everything you always wanted to know but were afraid to ask about reducing your cholesterol:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/dsection=lifestyle-and-home-remedies. ...Read more
Follow the following: Exercise most days of the week (aerobic work), eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check, don't smoke at all or drink excessively (one or two drinks weekly). The lower the better on LDL and the higher the better on HDL. Do cardio exercise on most days of the week. ...Read more
Avoid too much.: Cholesterol is not 'bad', all our cells contain and require cholesterol to keep membranes healthy in our bodies. It's over-consumption of cholesterol which gets us into trouble. The extra cholesterol lodges in arteries, eventually causing narrowing which can lead to blood clots (heart attacks, strokes). ...Read more
Your good cholesterol HDL should be >60 mg/dl and bad cholesterol triglycerides (TG) <100 mg/dl. Do not need to worry about total cholesterol of 180.
If HDL is low and TG is high, then take action and switch to a healthy diet to normalize them.
For more info, read this short article: https://kaushikmd. Com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more
Genes, aging & foods: Cholesterol goes up the older we get & from inherited genes from our parents. Cholesterol also goes up because of eating fatty & oily foods, certain dairy products, fats from meats, poultry & some seafood. The liver makes cholesterol out of above foods. Remember to look at the good cholesterol HDL (protects) and the bad cholesterol LDL (causes blockages). ...Read more
Maybe: The level of your cholesterol has to be taken in context with many other factors. What is your family history of male or female early coronary artery disease. Do you smoke, do you have diabetes or hypertension or other cardiovascular disease? What is the level of your LDL and HDL cholesterol? Do you drink too much? Are you overweight? There are many factor to take into consideration to say. ...Read more
Depends. . .: Current recommendation is to start taking a statin if your LDL (bad) cholesterol is greater than 190mg/dL even if you don't have heart disease. This isn't w/o controversy as guidelines were re-written last November. There are many other variables to consider. Check out http://clincalc. Com/Cardiology/ASCVD/PooledCohort. Aspx & http://cvdrisk. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/. Then discuss your results w/your familydoc ...Read more
Probably fine: Hi. Total cholesterol is not a very useful number; knowing HDL, LDL, and triglycerides (or true VLDL) is more meaningful. However, your total cholesterol is nice and low, so it's VERY unlikely you'd have a bad lipid/lipoprotein profile even if we did see your LDL, HDL, and triglycerides. Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: Cholesterol is separated into LDL and hdl, with HDL considered "good cholesterol" and LDL considered a "bad cholesterol". The fraction of each is more important than the raw numbers. A total of 160 is ok (less than 140 is better), but if you have a high HDL to LDL ratio, 160 is not bad. ...Read more
Could be incorrect: Result. First thing to do would be redo the test, to ensure that the result you have is accurate. A normal person should have a higher total cholesterol. Please review it with the doctor who ordered the test. ...Read more
Essential: Cholesterol is required for tissue repair and regeneration particularly those that has high turnover rates such as the skin blood cells etc. It is also a building block for the synthesis of hormones, vitamins and numerous important substances used in body metabolism ...Read more
Need More Info: Total Chol of 7.1 mmol/L=274 mg/dL (for us Americans). That is generally considered a high value, with guidelines generally recommending levels of <6 (230) with no risk factors & <5.2 (200) if any risk factors & lower with some risk factors. However, if your HDL (good) chol is high or Trig are high this could be effecting these #'s & what if anything needs to be done. Need breakdown & history! ...Read more
Hdl is the "good" cholesterol. High levels of HDL may be protective against coronary heart disease. An optimal level of hdl-cholesterol is >40 for a man and >50 for a woman.
Best of luck! ...Read more
How Low to Go: Preferred total cholesterol is below 200, ideal is below 180 and for those with certain medical conditions lower is even better. The major focus of clinical research has been on LDL levels and it is believed that lower is better. How low is a good question. Many cardiologists would like below 100 for their patients and many studies support this. The "no go below" level hasn't been determined. ...Read more