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Doctor insights on: How Long Does Cholesterol From Food Stay In Your Blood

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How long does high cholesterol food stay in blood?

How long does high cholesterol food stay in blood?

Cholesterol tends to: Take week to months to change: 1 meal will have no effect. Proper cholesterol is total cholesterol (-) good (HDL) cholesterol of 90, triglycerides = 100, a1c diabetes test close to 5.5 or less. www.thepmc.org. ...Read more

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Why is it unhealthy to eat foods that increase cholesterol in the blood?

Why is it unhealthy to eat foods that increase cholesterol in the blood?

Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol levels are one of many risk factors for atherosclerosis. This is cholesterol deposits in your arteries, which reduces blood flow to the affected organ. This can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, renal failure, peripheral vascular disease, and renal failure. ...Read more

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Can eating foods with high cholesterol not effect your bloods cholesterol level?

Can eating foods with high cholesterol not effect your bloods cholesterol level?

Yes to a point: However, atkins and others have shown that if you minimize carbohydrate intake, that may be more important than limiting fats. ...Read more

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Does eating high cholesterol low fat food like crab elevate good or bad blood cholesterol?

Does eating high cholesterol low fat food like crab elevate good or bad blood cholesterol?

Carbs increase ldl: The latest info in that too many refined sugars and animal fat can increase LDL to help decrease cholesterol be plant based (9cups of veggies/fruits/day), good grains such as brown rice, quinoa, millet, oatmeal, and lean protein such as poultry & fish are better. Limit dairy as well since that is an animal fat. ...Read more

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I'm overweight with high blood pressure and cholesterol, what foods should I eat?

I'm overweight with high blood pressure and cholesterol, what foods should I eat?

Healthy, low carbs: At age 44, shifting to healthy eating is the key. If you reduce salt, reduce carbohydrates, concentrate on good foods such as fruits, vegetables, helathy proteins you will feel better and lose weight. Doesn't happen overnight. Monitor the BP and see what it does and that may require treatment as a separate issue. ...Read more

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What types of food is good for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol? I also want to get back to having a flat stomach, but losing the fat is hard.

What types of food is good for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol? I also want to get back to having a flat stomach, but losing the fat is hard.

Special diet: Foods for lowering BP include fruit, nuts, tomato, beans, lentils, avoiding salt, avoiding caffeine, avoiding sugary foods and drinks. Foods for lowering cholesterol are the same - plus eliminate saturated fats and high cholesterol foods. ...Read more

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I'm a vegetarian and i go to the gym. Plan on going on an all egg diet for protein and less fat, is that okay? (ldl vs hdl, food vs blood cholesterol)

I'm a vegetarian and i go to the gym. Plan on going on an all egg diet for protein and less fat, is that okay? (ldl vs hdl, food vs blood cholesterol)

Not okay!: An all egg diet for less fat makes no sense at all! eggs are the highest source of cholesterol of any food.While eating up to 2 eggs a day doesn't raise cholesterol, an all egg diet is likely to be unhealthy & unbalanced.It's ok to use eggs as your main source of protein but i'd eat lots of veggies & some fruits-otherwise you'll become deficient in crucial phytonutrients.Eat foods of all colors! ...Read more

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