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Doctor insights on: Effect Of Jaggery On Cholestrol

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Please inform about cholesterol levels in jaggery?

Please inform about cholesterol levels in jaggery?

None: There is no cholesterol in jaggery. However, you do need to control your intake of sugar.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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What is cholesterol?

What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol control: Holesterol comes from two sources: your body and food. Your liver and other cells in your body make about 75 percent of blood cholesterol. The other 25 percent comes from the foods you eat. Cholesterol is only found in animal products.

A cholesterol screening measures your level of HDL and ldl. Hdl is the "good" cholesterol which helps keep the LDL (bad) cholesterol from getting lodged into your artery walls. A healthy level of HDL may also protect against heart attack and stroke, while low levels of HDL (less than 40 mg/dl for men and less than 50 mg/dl for women) have been shown to increase the risk of heart disease.

If you need to increase your HDL to your reach your goals, studies show that regular physical activity can help your body produce more hdls. Reducing trans fats and eating a balanced, nutritious diet is another way to increase hdl. If these measures are not enough to increase your HDL to goal, your healthcare practitioner may prescribe a medication specifically to increase your hdls.

Ldl cholesterol is the "bad" cholesterol. When too much of it circulates in the blood, it can clog arteries, increasing your risk of heart attack and stroke.

Ldl cholesterol is produced naturally by the body, but many people inherit genes from their mother, father or even grandparents that cause them to make too much. Eating saturated fat, trans fats and dietary cholesterol also increases how much you have. If high blood cholesterol runs in your family, lifestyle modifications may not be enough to help lower your LDL blood cholesterol. Everyone is different, so work with your doctor to find a treatment plan that's best for you.
Most importantly, having a good doest and exercise will lead to having higher hdl's. ...Read more

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How to cure cholesterol?

How to cure cholesterol?

No "cure": Only control. Eat well. Exercise. Be healthy. ...Read more

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How to lower cholestrol?

How to lower cholestrol?

Cholesterol: Many approaches: avoid saturated fats & foods w/ much cholesterol; eat foods high in omega-3 fatty acids (good fats) &/or take fish oil supplements. Get rx for "statin" from pcp or other cholesterol-lowering medication. Increase fiber in diet to absorb cholesterol & prevent its being absorbed by body. Exercise to raise good chol (which helps lower bad). Eat fruits & veggies. ...Read more

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Is a 5.3 cholesterol ok?

Is a 5.3 cholesterol ok?

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

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How to reduce cholestrol ?

How to reduce cholestrol ?

2 ways: use both -: Eat a vegetarian diet and take a statin. ...Read more

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How to control cholesterol?

How to control cholesterol?

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

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Is cholesterol high at 6.2?

Is cholesterol high at 6.2?

Borderline but...: This is borderline high but whether it is of concern depends on the types of cholesterol (hdl, LDL & LDL particle subtypes) and other risk factors. The main cause of cardiovascular disease is not cholesterol but inflammation. See http://www.Sott.Net/article/242516-heart-surgeon-speaks-out-on-what-really-causes-heart-disease
& http://bit.Ly/19ufoos &
http://bit.Ly/13o0nkq. ...Read more

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High cholestrol what to do?

High cholestrol what to do?

Try dietary changes: First. Reduce amount of animal protein and dairy in your diet, increase amount of whole grains and oatmeal as well as exercise. ...Read more

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How control my cholesterol?

How control my cholesterol?

read below: 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

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How can I lower cholestrol?

How can I lower cholestrol?

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

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How bad is 215 cholesterol?

Cholesterol: In a patient with no particular risk factors cholesterol 215 is no big deal. In pt. With lots of risk factors it is more meaningful. ...Read more

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Cholesterol is 200 it is ok?

Cholesterol is 200 it is ok?

Depends: Overall the number is borderline high but may not necessarily need to be treated. It depends on the breakdown, i.e. Ldl, HDL and non-hdl levels. It also depends on your risk factors, e.g. Hypertension, diabetes, heart or vascular disease, smoking and family history. ...Read more

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How to get cholesterol lower?

How to get cholesterol lower?

Diet and excercise: Weigth loss, alcohol in moderation if not effective and depending on risk factors medication may be necessary. ...Read more

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Why is cholesterol important?

Why is cholesterol important?

Cholesterol: read this:

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp

Get a more detailed answer ›
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How to lower your cholesterol?

How to lower your cholesterol?

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

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Why is cholesterol bad for you?

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

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What could help my cholesterol?

What could help my cholesterol?

Several things: Eating a low fat diet can help some, along with regular cardiovascular exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight. However, much of your cholesterol comes from your genetic makeup so do not get discouraged if these changes do not have as big an impact as you would want. ...Read more

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Is cholesterol of 402 possible?

Yes: Familial hyperlipoprotienemias unfortuately are capable of much higher cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is 180 that good?

My cholesterol is 180 that good?

Likely: 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

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How to control your cholestrol?

Science and Learning: This answer would take up a whole textbook. I bet you can learn a lot on webmd or the natioinal institutes of health. But this question is an impossible one for this forum. ...Read more

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What are good cholesterol levels?

What are good cholesterol levels?

LDl50TRI: Ldl less than 100
hdl more than 50
triglycerides less than 150. ...Read more

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What causes cholesterol to go up?

What causes cholesterol to go up?

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

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What will lower your cholesterol?

What will lower your cholesterol?

Exercise: Weight loss, avoid saturated fats and trans fats, more fiber. Medication if your doctor recommends. ...Read more

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My cholesterol is 250 is that bad?

My cholesterol is 250 is that bad?

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

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Can i cholesterol be very serious?

Can i cholesterol be very serious?

Yes: High cholesterol increases your risk of heart attack and stroke, among other things. Talk to your doctor about the best ways to decrease your risk. ...Read more