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Doctor insights on: Foods Which Lower Cholesterol

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Which vegetables will lower cholesterol?

Which vegetables will lower cholesterol?

Vegetables: Most raw vegetables added to a healthy diet will tend to normalize cholesterol. This does not hold true if you alter the vegetable e.g. Fry the vegetables, which can make the cholesterol readings worse. ...Read more

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Which nuts will lower cholesterol?

Which nuts will lower cholesterol?

Almonds: Nuts like almonds, pistachios and walnuts contain high amounts of unsaturated fat ("good” fats) which help lower total cholesterol and LDL (“bad” cholesterol) levels. Ideally, high amounts of unsaturated fats and lower amounts of saturated fat should be found. Walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and pistachios appear to have the highest amounts of unsaturated fats and lowest amounts of saturated fats. ...Read more

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Which foods have HDL cholesterol?

Which foods have HDL cholesterol?

Diet & exercise: Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes 5 times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol. Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking if you do. Eat lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and lean sources of protein. Include monounsaturated fats in your diet- olive oil/canola oil. Moderate consumption of alcohol may also positively impact HDL levels. 1 glass of wine a day. ...Read more

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What foods lower cholesterol?

What foods lower cholesterol?

The healthy one!: Vegetables, fruits and cereals are the ones that most lower the cholesterol. The less processed the food the better. Try to choose the one with high content in fiber (oranges over bananas, for example). Fish, if it's baked or grilled, has high content of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid that improves the lipid profile. You can take the fish oil as supplements with same effect. ...Read more

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What foods lower cholesterol?

What foods lower cholesterol?

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

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What foods can lower cholesterol?

As closely as you: can be to unprocessed whole foods vegan ( no fish, chicken, meat, cheese, eggs, dairy) consuming foods like brown rice-vegetables-beans-fruit-nuts-seeds at the 90 + percent level. ...Read more

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Which types of foods help lower cholesterol?

Which types of foods help lower cholesterol?

Plant based foods: Plant based food have no cholesterol; reduce intake of saturated fats (even those of plant origin); lose weight and exercise at least 3o minute each with day with gradually increasing intensity of exercise. ...Read more

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What foods will lower cholesterol?

What foods will lower cholesterol?

↓↓ Carb+Mod Protein: Cholesterol: specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of cell membranes, enables cell flexibility ; animals to move (plants don't). Cholesterol never correct for arterial disease; promoted because correlates with LDL particle concentration (but only when extremely hi) + ?$ to measure. But correlation falls apart ; reverses at ?ed concentrations+poor individual reliability. ...Read more

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What are foods that raise the HDL cholesterol level?

Rich in Omega3: Hdl (high-density lipoprotein) can be increased the most by foods rich in omega3 fish oil, such as cold water fish like wild salmon, mackerel, sardines, etc. Certain plants (like flax seed) also contain omega3, but not at the healthy quantity as fish. ...Read more

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Does fish oils lower cholesterol and triglycerides?

Does fish oils lower cholesterol and triglycerides?

Fish oil: Refer to this wiki for lots of information on fish oil: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fish_oil. ...Read more

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Which foods lower blood pressure most effectively?

Which foods lower blood pressure most effectively?

High Potassium: Findings also show that potassium, magnesium, and fiber may effect blood pressure. Fruits and vegetables are high in potassium, magnesium, and fiber and low in sodium. Also, nuts, seeds, legumes, lean meats, and poultry are good sources of magnesium. ...Read more

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Fat in nuts lowers hdl-cholesterol, or the fat in nuts lowers ldl- cholesterol?

Fat in nuts lowers hdl-cholesterol, or the fat in nuts lowers ldl- cholesterol?

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

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Are there certain foods that will lower LDL cholesterol?|

Plant sterols/stanol: Ldl cholesterol can be lowered by consuming foods enriched with plant sterol/stannol esters (eg. Margarines benecol or promise activ). One study showed up to14% drop in LDL over 3 months. ...Read more

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What are fresh foods that raise HDL cholesterol level?

What are fresh foods that raise HDL cholesterol level?

PUFA's and MUFA's: Poly and mono unsaturated fats help raise hdl-c and lower ldl-c in the body. Beware ! fats are high in calories, so even good fats can make you gain weight which will increase triglycerides and lower hdl-c. Decreasing saturated fats will also help raise hdl-c, so cut out the meat, cheese, butter, palm, and coconut oil. ...Read more

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What foods can help lower high cholesterol?

What foods can help lower high cholesterol?

Foods: 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

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What are foods that help lower high cholesterol?

What are foods that help lower high cholesterol?

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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Can eating dry grapes lower cholesterole?

Can eating dry grapes lower cholesterole?

depends: If that's all you eat, your cholesterol will surely drop. If you're simply adding grapes to your normal diet, don't expect to see any change. ...Read more

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What are foods that will lower cholesterol?

What are foods that will lower cholesterol?

Fill up your plate: With fruits and veggies, fiber (whole grains, oatmeal, nuts and beans). Eat lean meat, fish. Cook with olive oil. ...Read more

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