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Diet For Hypoglycemia With High Cholesterol
Refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Gout - chol diet: Take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more
Less saturated fat.: Exercise is good but a balanced diet is also important as a diet not alcking in anything wikk help the body reduce excess cholesterol. An increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, salads, fish, lean meats, and high fiber breads and ceraels not only has all you need but it also helps the body use its own cholesterol and so lower the body's levels. This lowers one's risk for heart disease. ...Read more
Gout cholesterol die: Lowering uric acid and cholesterol - Adjust diet. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Exercise daily. Do not smoke. ...Read more
Lipids: By actually decreasing the intake of lipids to the body and increasing the metabolic consumption of the chemicals that can be used to make cholesterol in the body, it also changes the balance of cholesterol the body makes. ...Read more
Fiber and Stanols:
1. Plant stanol margarines (take control or benechol) can lower bad cholesterol by up to 15% if 2-3 tablespoons are eaten each day. There are low fat versions.
2. Soluble fiber products that contain psyllium (metamucil) can lower cholesterol by 5-10% if you take 10 grams or more per day of psyllium.
3. Some soy products like tofu and soy nuts and milk may slightly lower cholesterol. ...Read more
I have high cholesterol, trying hard to diet to get it down, is it OK to eat an avacado for lunch every day?
Science. Not support: 55y/o Female says I have high cholesterol, trying hard to diet to get it down, is it ok to eat an avocado for lunch every day? Commended for efforts but there other helpful ways; Increase walking/ swimming/ exercise as tolerate; Avoid Fried foods, much cheese/nuts/Chocolate & Spreads on foods. Ask PCP for medications already approved for lipids. The science for daily Avocado is not supported. ...Read more
Is there a difference between high cholesterol due to poor diet, and high cholestoral that had been inherited?
No difference: You can't distinguish the cause by the measured values. ...Read more
Hi, my hubby is having high cholesterol dat is (277) how to reduce his cholesterol levels via diet nd exercise please help!
Nutrition & exercise: Before putting most anyone on medications, we typically offer non-pharmacologic options, assuming you can tolerate risk for short period of time. Diet & exercise can get you 10-15% reduction at most via therapeutic lifestyle changes (tlc). Therefore, go to http://cvdrisk. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/calculator. Asp to calculate 10yr risk. If it's >20%, then goal LDL is less than 100mg/dl & he may need drugs. ...Read more
High cholesterol at 23. Exercise is hard given work schedule. How can I balance my diet? Is overconsumption of beef a driver?
Consult a Nutritioni:
We do not have enough information as we do not know what is the level of your Total Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, Triglycerides, you Thyroid Profile like TSH, T4 AND T3 (liothyronine) as Hypothyroidism can also cause high cholesterol your Blood sugar and your BMI
New Guidelines about diet advice no restrction in foods containing Cholesterol like eggs, dairy products and red meat
I advice you consult a Nutritionist for diet ...Read more
I have high cholesterol. I smoke and I do jogging 3-5 times a week. I do proper diets too. I didn't take any drugs. How can I lower my cholesterol?
Stop smoking: The way you ask your question, sounds like you are doing all you can do without medication. With family history of high cholesterol, you may be at the best you can do without medication. You don't say how high your cholesterol is, and with no other risk factors, you may not need medication yet. You do list smoking, though, so stop that. ...Read more
I was just given test results with an overall cholesterol level of 248. I want to know where I can find the best information about diet for lowering that number. High cholesterol?
Best information.: You’d get your best information about lowering your cholesterol by consulting with a registered dietitian. An RD can tailor a meal plan to your specific preferences and lifestyle in mind to provide you the best chance of success. ...Read more
VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: Cholesterol, a fat sterol molecule made by every single animal cell, is not the primary or correct issue for artery disease. The correct issue is the fat carrying particles called HDL & ldl; look up "nmr particle test" on google. I have answered these & similar questions many times previously on healthtap, please look. Ancel keys promoted the myths about cholesterol & saturated fat foods. ...Read more
It depends: Cholesterol is made up of LDL (bad), HDL (good), and triglycerides (bad). You need a fasting cholesterol check to see what your ldl, HDL and trigs are. Your LDL goal is based on your individual risk factors, so talk it over with your healthcare provider - you may or may not need a medicine. A good resource for further cholesterol or other prevention information if my health checklist 2012. ...Read more
VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: See the last question I just answered. Specifically high natural, not processed, fats & only moderate protein + minimize body fat. Also study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths" (on foxbusiness. Com), "what makes us fat", fatchance. Html, eatingacademy. Com, nusi. Org, & the people involved in these research efforts, etc. Also study youtube: "big fat lies". ...Read more
High cholesterol: Hi. High cholesterol generally shows a rather poor response to dietary intervention. It helps to know your overall profile. If "high" is due to HDL, no problem. If "high" is due to LDL, it helps to cut saturated fat out of diet (cutting cholesterol has little effect). Healthy diet & ideal body weight also help the LDL be the large, buoyant LDL (less dangerous than the small, dense LDL). Good lucK! ...Read more
Consult with doctor: Consult with doctor. Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. ...Read more
High fiber: A diet of at least 35 grams of fiber. Increase slowly. High fiber removes cholesterol from the blood and into the stool via the liver and the gallbladder. High fiber foods include beans, whole grain products, fresh vegetables and fresh fruit. Processed foods, meat chicken and fish and dairy have no fiber and should be a lesser part of your diet. ...Read more
Genes: Much of pop and government claims about diet in general and its effects on cholesterol are at best overstatements. A great number of factors contribute both to overall atherosclerosis risk and to cholesterol level, and the one that you can do nothing about is your genes. I trust you're already a fitness guy as well; it's perhaps time to repeat the labs and/or talk about medication. Good luck. ...Read more
Dietitian: That's much too complex to answer on the internet. See a good registered dietitian. Generally, a well-balanced diet, restricting calories and saturated fat. Avoid snack food, junk food. Eat 3 meals/d, no snacks, avoid extra salty items. Fresh food is best. Lots of fiber. See the dietitian. ...Read more
I have high cholesterol, I don't want to take drugs. Heard with diet plant sterols can help, like CholestOff by Nature Made. Are they safe?
LDL: Please go to framingham risk calculator (http://cvdrisk. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov) and calculate risk for having heart disease within next ten years. If risk is greater than 7.5% American expert panels recommend considering a statin medication. European experts do not consider statins until your risk is much higher - 20%. The other agents you are discussing do not have the same benefit as statins. ...Read more
Warfarin: If warfarin is indicated for you, you can take it. ...Read more
Back to basics: High fiber, low fat, very low saturated fat, very low sugar (simple carbs), no juice, no soda, no gatorade. Limit sweets a lot. Eat regular meals spaced evenly through the day - do not eat most of your calories at dinner. Get 22-30 min of exercise (a brisk walk) every day. Avoid packaged foods, avoid eating out, eat fresh food that you prepare from scratch most of the time. You can do it. ...Read more
I've recently been told by my doctor that I have high cholesterol and should watch my diet. What exactly does that mean?
↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...Read more
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