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What foods can help lower your cholesterol?

What foods can help lower your cholesterol?

Healthy: Increasing the dietary intake of oat products, legumes and other high-fiber foods can play a significant role in decreasing "bad cholesterol" (ldl) levels. Oatmeal, oat bran, beans, barley, and prunes and apples are great. Wild salmon, sardines and anchovies are all rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids hich lower ldl. Olive oil and soy products help too. ...Read more

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Which foods help heighten good cholesterol?

Which foods help heighten good cholesterol?

Low carb food: Read these short articles: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/27/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/

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Which type of foods contain good cholesterol?

Which type of foods contain good cholesterol?

Sorry there are none: Good and bad cholesterol are terms for cholesterol-containing packages that are transported around the body. The good and bad come from specific attached proteins (apoa and apob) that help deliver cholesterol to the liver and blood vessels respectively. Dietary cholesterol comes unpackaged. Also, dietary cholesterol has minor effects on blood cholesterol because 80% is produced in the body. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to regulate my cholesterol?

What foods can I eat to regulate my cholesterol?

Avoid fried foods...: and choose poly or mono unsaturated fats (over saturated) (olive oil better than palm /coconut etc) But remember that diet only affects one third of the cholesterol in your blood. You also need exercise to increase your good cholesterol (HDL) and weight loss to diminish the bad cholesterol (LDL). In some cases, medicines are needed depending on cholesterol values and other co morbidities . ...Read more

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Managing my cholesterol what foods should I eat.?

Managing  my cholesterol what foods should I eat.?

Healthy Diet: Avoid saturated and trans fats. Other fats (polyunsaturated and monounsaturated) are helpful and should constitute approximately 20 - 30 percent of total daily calories. Avoid highly refined and high sugar carbohydrates. Instead, focus on fresh fruits, vegetables, leafy greens, beans, and limited amounts of whole grains as your chief carbs. Eat several servings of cold water / oily fish per week. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods to eat for cholesterol?

Please explain which foods to eat for cholesterol?

Vegetarian: A plant based diet is best but any diet is okay if you control your calories and weight. ...Read more

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What are foods can you eat to lower your cholesterol?

What are foods can you eat to lower your cholesterol?

Vegetables: Reducing your intake of red meat and increasing your diet with vegetables, cereals, olive oil, nuts and fish should help. Adding exercise will bring additional benefit. ...Read more

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What are some good cholesterol lowering foods to eat?

What are some good cholesterol lowering foods to eat?

Good fats: Cholesterol is comes from fat and sugar so making better choices can help. Fruits, veggies and whole grains such as quinoa, steel cut oats, millet are great. Good fats such as avocado, nuts, seeds, olive oil are omega 9 & good for health. Eat more plants, less processed food, & fish, followed by poultry, wild game, seafood, and if needed lean beef. Avoid sugar since it can increase cholesterol. ...Read more

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Is there a way to know if a food is high in cholesterol?

Is there a way to know if a food is high in cholesterol?

Look on the Back: The nutrition label on the back in any us store will always have the cholesterol content listed. ...Read more

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Why shouldn't i eat dairy food because of my cholesterol?

Dairy Cholesterol: Dairy historically has been a rich source of saturated fats and cholesterol. Skim milk, non-fat ice cream or sorbet, selected non-fat yogurts, skim milk cheese all have lower cholesterol. So, dairy is not forbidden. You must select non-fat or skim-milk derived dairy. Saturated fats from any animal meat are not healthy for us, either. Avoid these. ...Read more

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