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Doctor insights on: Natural Ways To Lower Cholesterol And Triglycerides

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What's the optimal natural way to lower cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure?

What's the optimal natural way to lower cholesterol, triglycerides and blood pressure?

Simple is better: Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grain, and less salt. The more processed the food is, the more likelihood is that it will contain salt and other preservatives that may adversely affect bp. These foods also help keep lipids lower, weight down and other benefits. Also, increasing exercise helps. If there is any question of sleep apnea, get tested. That, too, can increase bp. ...Read more

Triglyceride (Definition)

are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo.gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ...Read more


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What is the best natural way to lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure?

What is the best natural way to lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure?

Change Lifestyle: All three are tied to poor lifestyle choices in people at risk. If you start eating healthy, excersicing and therfore loosing weight allof them will improve. What more natural than that? ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat to lower high cholesterol and triglycerides?

What are the best foods to eat to lower high cholesterol and triglycerides?

Cholesterol & trigs: You should eat lots of plant-based foods, such as fruits, nonstarchy vegetables, legumes, nuts, and whole grains rich in soluble fiber and monounsaturated fat while limiting foods with high glycemic carbs, cholesterol, saturated and trans fat. Fatty fish rich in omega-3 fatty acid such as salmon can help lower triglycerides. Moderate alcohol may help raise HDL but can also elevate triglycerides. ...Read more

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What natural foods are good to increase your HDL cholesterol level?

What natural foods are good to increase your HDL cholesterol level?

Fish: Fish especially cold water fish like salmon and tuna. Also regular exercise, not smoking, and controlling diabetes if you have it. ...Read more

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Which extreme ways to lower my cholesterol?

Which extreme ways to lower my cholesterol?

Extreme?: 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. Be physically active & consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to lower triglycerides?

What are some good ways to lower triglycerides?

Many things: Trigylcerides are very amenable to lifestyle changes. Weight loss and exercise will helpt to lower trigylcerides. Certain modifications in your diet can be very helpful as well, such as reduction in simple carbodyrates (candy, sweets, soda, juices, white bread, white rice, pasta). ...Read more

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How to lower cholesterol naturally vs medications?

Discuss with your dr: 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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Can exercise really help to lower blood cholesterol levels?

Can exercise really help to lower blood cholesterol levels?

Yes & no: Nutrition is main variable when it comes to cholesterol. That, genes & statin medications. Weight loss can help lower total cholesterol in general. Shedding belly fat will help lower triglycerides. Exercise doesn't so much lower lousy cholesterol (LDL) as much as it can increase healthy cholesterol (HDL). Bottom line, you want less LDL & higher HDL. Check out Mayo Clinic at http://goo.gl/4aVmhW ...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 ways to raise HDL or good cholesterol levels?

What are ways to raise HDL or good cholesterol levels?

Several Options: Several things to consider. Eliminate things that lower HDL cholesterol (hdl-c) like smoking. Maintain regular exercise. Modest alcohol intake can increase hdl-c, so long as it does not raise triglyceride levels. Treat elevated blood sugar if present. Finally, talk with your doctor about certain medications that may decrease hdl-c levels. ...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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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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How to lower cholesterol?

How to lower cholesterol?

Eat well. Move daily: Good news. What's good for low cholesterol is good for your whole body! eat well: whole grains, oatmeal, lots of fruits&veggies, nuts&beans, lean protein (fish, chicken, turkey), olive oil. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. Omega-3's. Balance work/play. Maybe medicine too. ...Read more

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What foods can help lower your cholesterol?

What foods can help lower your cholesterol?

Healthy: Increasing the dietary intake of oat products, legumes and other high-fiber foods can play a significant role in decreasing "bad cholesterol" (ldl) levels. Oatmeal, oat bran, beans, barley, and prunes and apples are great. Wild salmon, sardines and anchovies are all rich sources of omega-3 fatty acids hich lower ldl. Olive oil and soy products help too. ...Read more

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How to decrease bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol?

How to decrease bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol?

Foods: Jerusalem artichokes and dandelion root tea contain inulin. They help to increase good (HDL) cholesterol & to lower total cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to lower my triglycerides and raise my good (hdl) cholesterol?

Diet and exercise: Reduce your intake of carbohydrates and fats, increase the amount of exercise to at least 30 minutes/day. Fish oil may help. If that does not help, please consult your doctor for other medications. ...Read more

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What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

What natural medication can be taken to lower chollesterol and triglicerides?

Fish oil: Fish oil is great! make sure you get 1.2 grams of epa:dha at 3:2 ratio daily. Take with meals for better absorption and decreasing side effect of fishy taste upon belching! dont buy the products that have saturated fats; the cheaper brands! ...Read more

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