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What Is The Best Oil For Cooking To The People Who Are Having Blod Cholesterol
Olive: Olive oil or peanut oil.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Plant-based oils can be cholesterol free. Animal-based oils are not. ...Read more
Can I use olive oil the same as normal "cooking oil" when frying foods? I usually use vegetable or canola oil but want to lower cholesterol.
Varies: I would use olive oil in cold dishes as there are some concerns that many of the benificial properties are not heat stable. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Type of fat: Not all fats are detrimental to the vascular system, though they all have similar calorie content. The "saturation", or number of "double bonds" that make the fat susceptible to oxidation, plays a role in whether fats are relatively good or bad. Highly saturated = few or no double bonds, tend to worsen disease. Polyunsaturated fats better. Btw, not directly related to cholesterol levels per se. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ?700 nmol/l, HDL ?45 µmol/l). Cholesterol ?$, but misleading. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Cholesterol level is mostly determined by our genes, but stress can raise it- your body uses cholesterol to make stress hormones.High cholesterol isn't always bad- it depends on the types of cholesterol. See http://www.Chem.Ox.Ac.Uk/mom/cholesterol/ & http://www.Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease/ focus on reducing stress to improve health! ...Read more
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