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Doctor insights on: Is Seafood High In Cholesterol

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What type of fish is high in cholesterol?

Anchovies....: www.cholesterolcholesterol.com/fish (see amount of cholesterol per each fish here) good fish to eat.The american dietetic association recommends: salmon, tuna, trout, herring, sardines, mackerel . Any health benefits from fish are cancelled out if you deep-fry them in a vat of vegetable. ...Read more

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What fish is best to eat if high cholesterol?

What fish is best to eat if high cholesterol?

Cold water fish: Cold water fish is most rich in omega 3 that can help with cholesterol. These are salmon, tuna, sardines, mackeral and trout. Wild rather than farm raised will have lower levels of mercury and are healthier. ...Read more

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Best kinds of fish besides salmon that's high in the good oils that help with lowering cholesterol? How many mgs flax oil pills should be taken daily?

Best kinds of fish besides salmon that's high in the good oils that help with lowering cholesterol? How many mgs flax oil pills should be taken daily?

Fish oil for brain: The omega 3 fatty acids must be from fish rather than from plant source in order to benefit brain health. Take ~1200mg epa/day + ~1000mg dha /day must be taken with food or drink that has fat in it, in order to absorb the fish oil....Otherwise you will be flushing your omega3 fish oil down the toilet without having absorbed it. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat salmon fish when I have high cholesterol?

Is it ok to eat salmon fish when I have high cholesterol?

Eat low-carb: Avoid grains, lentils, potatoes, milk products. Eat plenty of healthy fat such as butter, olive oil, coconut oil, avocados. For more, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ https://kaushikmd.com/2016/12/02/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/ ...Read more

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Would a diet high in saturated fat from nuts, milk, and fish raise cholesterol if I am at a healthy weight?

Would a diet high in saturated fat from nuts, milk, and fish raise cholesterol if I am at a healthy weight?

Cholesterol: Regardless of what the media seem to portray and how foods are marketed cholesterol is about your genetics by significant amounts than your diet. I cannot imagine a healthy young male at age 17 having any effect on their cholesterol from this normal diet. ...Read more

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I have high cholesterol should I take fish oil pills?

I have high cholesterol should I take fish oil pills?

Yes to fish!: There have been numerous studies supporting fish oils in lowering cholesterol and triglycerides and providing protection to blood vessels. I would have you work with your doctor to asses your risk, other health issues that might be positively impacted, and follow your cholesterol while taking it Eating food sources (wild salmon, sardines, walnuts, etc) is also valuable. ...Read more

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We're asked to eat fish for lowering cholesterol, but seems even salmon,tuna,tilapia etc are itself high in cholesterol,saturated fat. Isn't it true?

We're asked to eat fish for lowering cholesterol, but seems even salmon,tuna,tilapia etc are itself high in cholesterol,saturated fat. Isn't it true?

Good fats & bad fats: There are good fats and bad fats just as there are good carbs and bad carbs. Your nervous system needs good fats such as those found in oily fish like salmon and tuna to work properly. These fish are high in Omega 3 essential fatty acids which help to decrease inflammation as well as lower cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Is there anything OTC I can get for high cholesterol? I'm a vegetarian and don't use fish oil.

Is there anything OTC I can get for high cholesterol? I'm a vegetarian and don't use fish oil.

One option: Red yeast rice naturally contains lovastatin. Naive people who think "synthetic is bad" can use this very effective cholesterol-lowering agent and imagine it's superior "because it's natural." Vegetarianism is only a mild help in managing lipid and when you control for everything, really doesn't protect against heart disease or much else. Especially, Rx yourself some good aerobic exercise. ...Read more

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Should I be taking medication for high cholesterol (243) or try exercise and fish oil for 6 months first?

Should I be taking medication for high cholesterol (243) or try exercise and fish oil for 6 months first?

Depends on profile: If your HDL is very high within that 243, you may be able to get away with diet, exercise and nutritional supplementation for a while. If your HDL is low, then you'd probably need medication as your LDL and triglyerides are probably too high. We need the profile to be sure. ...Read more