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Cholesterol In Vodka
LDL: Chicken eggs are high in cholesterol, and a diet high in cholesterol can contribute to high blood cholesterol levels. However, how much the cholesterol in your diet can increase your blood cholesterol varies from person to person. Although eating too many eggs can increase your cholesterol, eating four egg yolks or fewer on a weekly basis hasn't been found to increase your risk of heart disease. ...Read more
Nuts good for HDL: Eating nuts tends to increase HDL (good) cholesterol and decrease LDL (bad) cholesterol. The effect is larger if triglycerides are also elevated. See this excellent review paper for more information: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3257681 also remember that weight loss and exercise improve cardiovascular risk substantially. ...Read more
None: There is no glucose in either beer or diet coke. Diet coke is sweetened with an artificial sweetner. Beer has alcohol sugars in it but no glucose. Diet coke should be zero calories. Beer on the other hand is variable as it ranges from 3% to 12% alcohol; if we take the average of 5% you are looking at about 13 calories per ounce. ...Read more
Im diabetes type 2, total cholesterol-140, hdl-4, ldl-88, fasting sugar 99, can I drink coffee w/o sugar. Will it increase cholesterol or sugar..?
Total cholesterol 219, HDL 73, LDL 114, vldl 32, triglycerides 161. Thought i was eating good. No fried foods & not a lot of sugar. Is my lipid panel bad?
Need Particle Data: High triglyceride (tg) is often a marker for high LDL particle number (ldl-p). As tg rise ldl-p rises. However, when tg is high the amount of cholesterol carried by LDL particles goes down. This often results in "normal" LDL cholesterol (ldl-c) and low hdl-c levels despite high (ldl-p). When ldl-p is high cardiovascular risk is high independent of ldl-c, hdl-c, tg levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No: Alcohol causes a dramatic rise in triglycerides. You should not drink alcohol for at least 24 hours before having your blood checked for cholesterol levels. Studies have shown moderate red wine consumption for 4 weeks is associated with desirable changes in hdl-c ( good cholesterol). Compared with drinking water. ...Read more
Sodium nitrate, a preservative that's used in some processed meats, such as bacon, jerky and luncheon meats, could increase your heart disease risk: It's thought that sodium nitrate may damage your blood vessels, making your arteries more likely to harden and narrow, leading to heart disease. Nitrates may also affect the way your body uses sugar, making you more likely to develop diabetes. And you already know that most processed meats are high in sodium and some are high in saturated fat, which can disrupt a heart-healthy diet. If you eat meat, it's best to limit processed meat and instead choose lean, fresh meat and poultry, and keep serving sizes small. For greater heart health, consider going one step further and increasing the amount of seafood in your diet. ...Read more
HDL is 122...LDL is 93...VLDL is 13..I have a heart stent in my LAD from 4 yrs ago..Exercise everyday and eat good...is the LDL too high?
I drink a glass of wine each day. Latest blood test shows increased fat deposits in liver. Should i stop drinking wine?
Fatty liver: Fatty liver is common in america, and is typically associated with alcohol ingestion, obesity, high cholesterol/triglycerides, and diabetes, among others. The more of these risk factors, the greater the risk of having fatty liver. When your liver tests in blood elevate in the setting of fatty liver, then the condition is of even greater clinical concern. Absolutely cut out alcohol! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not very well: Statins are great for lowering total chols and ldl cholesterol (and some lower hdl as well). They Do not do a great job with Trigs. Would rec strict diet, exercise, weight loss. Screen for diabetes if it has not been done. Avoid alcohol. If ALL that does not work, or even if it helps - it is reasonable to try Niacin, Fibrates or fish oil. Only your Doctor can recommend what would be best for you ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: I am not aware of that.Get a more detailed answer ›
It may: Too much beer increases total calories intake. Triglyceride will increase. ...Read more
I am 43 years old. What is the remedy of my High level of HDL colesterol (180), Triglyceride(170) and Creatinine (1.3)?
Here are some ...: Chiefly, the level of HDL & tirglyceride is associated with genetic factors (unmodifiable) and dietary habits (modifiable). However, their importance and relationship with cardiovascular disease & obesity have not only been increasingly debated but also been more related with high intake of carbohydrate. So, before murkiness settling-down, consume less animal fats, salt, & sugary products... ...Read more
Can alcohol that has cleansing usage neutralize the small LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, etc contained in the urine i.E. Accidentally peed on the skin?
Can you clarify?: Maybe there is a misunderstanding. If your venipuncture site was contaminated with urine, it will not affect your labs. Urine does not ordinarily contain a significant amount of small ldl, cholesterol or triglycerides. If you think you have damaged yourself by getting urine on your skin, you should not be concerned. You may want to talk with a professional about these ; your listed concerns. ...Read more