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Doctor insights on: Chicken White Meat And Dark Meat Cholesterol

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Is it unhealthy to eat the dark meat in chicken and fish?

Moderation is key: It is not unhealthy to eat the dark meat in chicken and fish as long as it is consumed in moderation. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to chicken fish turkey and egg (as in scrambled or hard boiled egg). So can I still eat dark meats and be healthy?

I'm allergic to chicken fish turkey and egg (as in scrambled or hard boiled egg). So can I still eat dark meats and be healthy?

Yes: None of these foods is essential since there are many other alternatives. However since fish and fowls are so immunologically different, just make sure that the diagnosed is based solely on a skin test or blood test. For some reasons, many so -called holistic doctors often order igg instead of ige to foods to diagnose allergy. When in fact, igg may well be the antibody which counters allergy. ...Read more

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Is red meat bad for cholesterol? (Steaks)

Is red meat bad for cholesterol? (Steaks)

Elevated cholesterol: Red Meat is not necessarily bad for you. You can avoid other sources of fat to control your cholesterol.. You should avoid fried foods such as fried fish or deep fried breaded chicken. . It is okay to have Red meat twice a week providing it is lean in the form of fillet or London Broil . You should always boil or broil your meets. Avoid sweets which are high in sugar and fats. . ...Read more

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Is there anything i can eat(meats wise) to lower bad cholesterol?

Is there anything i can eat(meats wise) to lower bad cholesterol?

Yes: Limit yourself to the number of calories necessary to maintain ideal weight. If you're overweight, limit your calories to lose a pound or two a week. Unless you have an inherited cause for your elevated ldl, you'll lower it with this regimen. Daily exercise will also further lower it. 1-2 alcoholic drinks per day can help raise your good (HDL) cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is cholesterol assessed in chicken meat?

Can you tell me how is cholesterol assessed in chicken meat?

It's not: Much of what you read about diet, cardiovascular health, and cholesterol content of foods is subscience or worse. Cholesterol is a normal component of all animal tissue and you make plenty in your own body. There's no mainstream scientific consensus even today on the "received wisdom" that "saturated fats are bad for you". I'd urge you to eat what you like, sensibly, and stay aerobically fit. ...Read more

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Is there a need to follow a strict diet plan after the removal of gallbladder..I.E..Eating low cholesterol diets, no meat..

Is there a need to follow a strict diet plan after the removal of gallbladder..I.E..Eating low cholesterol diets, no meat..

No: Ignore whoever told you this unless it's your surgeon or an evidence-based clinician. Life's difficult enough without limiting yourself based on stuff you read on the internet. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How often should someone with high cholesterol (takes medication) eat red meat or real eggs?

How often should someone with high cholesterol (takes medication) eat red meat or real eggs?

No standard answer: There is no standard answer to my knowledge. But the recommendation is to consume chicken or fish over red meat, and prefer egg white to egg yolk. ...Read more

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I have high cholesterol but don't eat meat or dairy and exercise daily, I have sugar everyday. Could this cause cholesterol problems and is honey ok..

I have high cholesterol but don't eat meat or dairy and exercise daily, I have sugar everyday. Could this cause cholesterol problems and is honey ok..

Need for assessment: How high is the cholesterol? What risk factors do you have for heart disease? You should discuss having a complete lipid profile, in fasting state, with your doctor. Given other health issues you listed, it would be prudent to consult your doctor for a proper evaluation. Honey is sugar too. Visit this site for more info. http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/educational/hearttruth/lower-risk/risk-factors.htm. ...Read more