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Doctor insights on: The Link Between Nutrisystem Lowering Cholesterol

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Can ginger lower a person's cholesterol?

Can ginger lower a person's cholesterol?

Not likely: Lowering cholesterol requires a multi-pronged approach, including weight loss, reduction in fat and carbohydrate intake, exercise and medications such as statins. You may take ginger for your taste, but should not expect it to lower your cholesterol. ...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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What good to take to lower your cholesterol?

What good to take to lower your cholesterol?

Statins: The best class of medication to take for this is STATINS in addition to lifestyle modifications. ...Read more

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What are foods can you eat to lower your cholesterol?

What are foods can you eat to lower your cholesterol?

Vegetables: Reducing your intake of red meat and increasing your diet with vegetables, cereals, olive oil, nuts and fish should help. Adding exercise will bring additional benefit. ...Read more

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What are the pills available to lower the cholesterol?

What are the pills available to lower the cholesterol?

Too many to list: "statins " are most common, they work thru hmg-coa inhibitor and work thru the liver. Welchol blocks fat absorption in the large intestine, Zetia blocks absorption in the small bowel, Niacin raises the good cholesterol HDL and lowers the trigylcerides. Fish oil such as lovasa has omega 3 and lowers triglycerides, fibrates such as tricor (fenofibrate) lower triglycerides as well. Can use these solo or in combo. ...Read more

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What are some surprising ways you can lower your cholesterol?

What are some surprising ways you can lower your cholesterol?

If it's not: Genetic, drink less alcohol (especially vodka), eat less fatty foods, try emerald green suppplement. ...Read more

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How do you lower your cholesterol? It's to high for my age...

How do you lower your cholesterol? It's to high for my age...

Eat right: 1) Avoid saturated fat (Hamburgers, Ice Cream, Hot Dogs, Butter, Cheese, etc).
2) Exercise 45 min a day, 5 times a week
3) Eat high fiber foods (oat bran, wheat bran, whole wheat everything)

Check out the mayo clinic website: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol/art-20045192

Also, visit my website CardioGauge. Com for heart health education. ...Read more

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What are the possible causes of lower than normal cholesterol?

What are the possible causes of lower than normal cholesterol?

Below: Look at the internet for complete answer, but here is a summary of possible causes.

Possible causes of low cholesterol are:[citation needed]
statins
hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid gland
adrenal insufficiency
liver disease
malabsorption (inadequate absorption of nutrients from the intestines), such as in celiac disease
malnutrition
abetalipoproteinemia - a rare genetic disease that causes cholesterol readings below 50 mg/dl. It is found mostly in Jewish populations.[2]
hypobetalipoproteinemia - a genetic disease that causes cholesterol readings below 50 mg/dl[2]
manganese deficiency
Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome
Marfan syndrome
leukemias and other hematological diseases[3] ...Read more

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Please describe a good way to naturally lower your cholesterol?

Please describe a good way to naturally lower your cholesterol?

Reduce carbs: Stop high carb foods (grains, lentils, potato based items). Also avoid milk protein since it causes insulin resistance.
Low carb food items such as flesh foods, eggs, non starchy vegetables, avocados, saturated fat (butter, ghee, coconut oil), olive oil are very effective.

Read these short articles for more: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/
https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/breakfast-ideas/ ...Read more

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What should a grocery list consist of if you are trying to lower your cholesterol?

What should a grocery list consist of if you are trying to lower your cholesterol?

It's more about: What shouldn't be on the list...Limit any animal based proteins for starters & do get fresh fruit & vegetables....Exercise & weight loss are also vitally important. ...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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How to I lower cholesterol?

How to I lower cholesterol?

Wrong question 2 ask: Rather than focus on lowering cholesterol, focus on lowering vascular risk eg heart attack & stroke. Yes, cholesterol has an impact but many common & popular medicines lower cholesterol w/o lowering risk for heart attack & stroke, which begs the question why take them? If you smoke, quit. If you don't exercise, start. If you do, keep doing so. Eat right eg Mediterranean diet. See ur doc regularly ...Read more

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How can I lower cholesterol?

How can I lower cholesterol?

Foods, drugs and: Exercise. You need to see your doctor for an evaluation and a baseline of your health status and cholesterol. Lowering cholesterol, if needed, requires a combination of dietary changes, exercise and medications. See these sites for more info.
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc1986656/http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/cholesterol/cl00002. ...Read more

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How to lower my cholesterol?

Please clarify: There are several different kinds of cholesterol problems. Please re-ask this with the cholesterol test results. ...Read more

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What foods lower cholesterol?

What foods lower cholesterol?

The healthy one!: Vegetables, fruits and cereals are the ones that most lower the cholesterol. The less processed the food the better. Try to choose the one with high content in fiber (oranges over bananas, for example). Fish, if it's baked or grilled, has high content of omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acid that improves the lipid profile. You can take the fish oil as supplements with same effect. ...Read more

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What foods lower cholesterol?

What foods lower 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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How do I lower my cholesterol?

How do I lower my cholesterol?

Diet: Exercise and weight loss. Medications if unsuccessful depending on your risk factors. ...Read more

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How do I lower my cholesterol?

How do I lower my cholesterol?

Healthy Lifestyle: Lowering cholesterol starts with a healthy life style, getting plenty of fruits, vegetables & lean meats (chicken, fish) and exercising. If you are concerned about your cholesterol, you should see a doctor to get the levels checked. Depending on the level, you may need to go on a medication called a statin (ex lipitor). ...Read more

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How do I lower LDL cholesterol?

How do I lower LDL cholesterol?

Lower LDL: Ldl, your bad cholesterol is affected by genetics and diet. You can improve your diet by becoming more plant based since animal fat can increase LDL as well as sugar! . So try to get 5-7 veggies/fruits per day, eat lean protein only with no skin (grilled, baked or broiled), decrease dairy since that is also animal fat, and stop all processed and refined sugar. It can increase your LDL by 25%. ...Read more

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Best way tol lower cholesterol?

Best way tol lower cholesterol?

It depends!: It depends on what part of your cholesterol panel is a problem. If triglycerides are elevated, then diet and exercise are vital. If the LDL (bad) cholesterol is high, diet can make some difference, but often meds are needed. If the HDL (good) cholesterol is low, then it is very hard to raise. Talk to a lipid specialist in your area. Www. Lipid. Org can help you find one. ...Read more

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How might you lower cholesterol?

How might you lower cholesterol?

Healthy lifestyle: 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. See your dr. ...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 herbs will lower cholesterol?

Red Yeast Rice: Red yeast rice has been shown to lower cholesterol. ...Read more

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Which nuts will lower cholesterol?

Almonds: Nuts like almonds, pistachios and walnuts contain high amounts of unsaturated fat ("good” fats) which help lower total cholesterol and LDL (“bad” cholesterol) levels. Ideally, high amounts of unsaturated fats and lower amounts of saturated fat should be found. Walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, and pistachios appear to have the highest amounts of unsaturated fats and lowest amounts of saturated fats. ...Read more

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What is good to lower cholesterol?

What is good to lower cholesterol?

Decrease fat in diet: Increase the amount of fruits, vegetables, fiber in your diet. Increase your exercise and stay away from fatty foods-sorry that includes barbecue. Have your cholesterol measured by your physician and then you can tell you if your dietary changes have worked. If not then other considerations such as medication can be suggested. ...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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How can you lower bad LDL cholesterol?

How can you lower bad LDL cholesterol?

Always diet and: Exercise is best answer, then statins. Statins have certain toxicities and unpleasantness and dosage can be reduced somewhat with the triglyceride lowering drug vascepa which also lowers LDL cholesterol. ...Read more

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How do I lower my LDL cholesterol at 20?

How do I lower my LDL cholesterol at 20?

Eat better: Ldl, your bad cholesterol is affected by genetics and diet. You can improve your diet by becoming more plant based since animal fat can increase LDL as well as sugar! . So try to get 5-7 veggies/fruits per day, eat lean protein only with no skin (grilled, baked or broiled), decrease dairy since that is also animal fat, and stop all processed and refined sugar. It can increase your LDL by 25%! ...Read more

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Which vegetables will lower cholesterol?

Which vegetables will lower cholesterol?

Vegetables: Most raw vegetables added to a healthy diet will tend to normalize cholesterol. This does not hold true if you alter the vegetable e.g. Fry the vegetables, which can make the cholesterol readings worse. ...Read more