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Dr. Janice Alexander
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more


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What are the worst foods to eat with a high cholesterol?

What are the worst foods to eat with a high cholesterol?

Saturated fats: Foods with saturated fats, including butter, meats, fried foods, and eggs. Usually losing weight and exercise help in reducing cholesterol. ...Read more

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Please suggest what food should I buy for my high cholesterol?

Please suggest what food should I buy for my high cholesterol?

Vegetarian diet: Fruits and vegetables are the best. Animal products and meat are the worst. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can you eat if you have high cholesterol?

Please suggest what foods can you eat if you have high 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 food should I eat because I have high cholesterol, working on night shift & what exercise is best for me...

What food should I eat because I have high cholesterol, working on night shift & what exercise is best for me...

Low carbohydrate: The healthiest way to eat is to limit starches and sugars to what your metabolism needs for fuel (about 100 grams per day). When you eat too many carbs your cholesterol tends to go up. The other important thing to avoid is fried foods because oils are damaged by high heat and they can be toxic to your body. The best exercise is a mix of strength and cardiovascular training at least 3 days per week. ...Read more

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Which foods should you eat for high cholesterol?

Which foods should you eat for high cholesterol?

Try these: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant galic, onition, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. ...Read more

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Which foods should and shouldn't I eat with high cholesterol?

Watch saturated fat: Good high in saturated fat (fat that's solid at room temperature) like fatty meats are beat avoided. Not all fat is bad: a Mediterranean diet ( high in monounsaturated fat) is considered heart healthy. Foods with "good fair" include olive oil, nuts, salmon. Add lots of fruits and vegetables, and you're on your way. ...Read more

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Could you give me some suggestions for foods that a person with high cholesterol could eat?

Could you give me some suggestions for foods that a person with high cholesterol could eat?

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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I have high cholesterol. I care about a food and i practis usualy every day in gym. I am a not fat man. How to reduce my choesterol in natural way.

I have high cholesterol. I care about a food and i practis usualy every day in gym. I am a not fat man. How to reduce my choesterol in natural way.

May not be an issue!: I don't know how high & subtypes.Half the people with serous coronary artery disease (CAD) have totally normal cholesterol while many with high cholesterol never develop heart disease! the real cause of CAD is inflammation, but if you have inflammation then high cholesterol increases risk. See http://www.Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/. ...Read more

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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

Hypercholesterolemia is the condition of having a high cholesterol ...Read more