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Low Cholesterol Diet Sheet
Low animal: Chol: animal product. Decreasing/avoiding animal products lowers chol intake. Eggs, liver, organ meats, butter, lard, shortening, fatty meats are high chol foods. Blood levels increase more with high fat (especially solid fats, and trans fats), simple sugars, and hi chol intake. Low chol diet generally aims for <200 -300mg/day (an egg has about 240mg). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have to make a menu for a low cholesterol diet, but i don't know what to put on it. Any suggestions?
Plant foods: In general stick with plant foods and avoid saturated fats. See this site for specific dishes. http://www.foodnetwork.com/topics/low-cholesterol/index.html?utm_campaign=argyle+social-2011-05;utm_medium=squared+r+agency;utm_source=twitter;utm_term=2011-05-26-15-10-00. ...Read more
Diet: Not if he's jewish or muslim..... If not in moderation then. ...Read more
Moderation: While high in oils, these oils are healthy and more benefit achieved from vitamins and other nutrients. Like just about everything else, too much of a good thing can be bad. There are more calories and that can increase weight. ...Read more
Read nutritional : Labels...Fresh fruit & vegetables are great.Get a more detailed answer ›
My dad's cholesterol is 300 despite taking 40mg atorvastatins and following low cholesterol diet. What else can he do?
Keep taking it: Your dad should follow a vegetarian, vegan or Mediterranean diet. He should exercise daily, not smoke, and be sure he has normal BP. Beyond that, he need not do anything else. The 2013 AHA guidelines point out that just taking a statin is protective regardless of the level attained - they don't even recommend re-checking it after you begin the statin. (not everyone agrees but it's useful to know). ...Read more
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