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Will Buttermilk Raise Triglycerides
Yes: Elevated nonfasting triglycerides mean nothing. A nice cheese meal before your blood test will increase triglycerides. If i had elevated fasting triglycerides, i'd up my aerobic fitness program and stop worrying. As a pathologist / lab specialist, i've never had much use for 'treating lab values.' enjoy your cheese. ...Read more
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
Lifestyle and meds: You can raise HDL cholesterol naturally with exercise, weight loss, and dietary changes such as eating less saturated fat. Consuming healthy fats such as those in nuts and fish may help. Otc supplements such as omega 3 and Niacin have been shown to increase hdl. Medications such as fibrates and statins have also been shown to increase HDL to varying degrees. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The short answer is: "yes"... but. Coconut oil, a saturated fat, raises your LDL, but it also raises your good cholesterol/HDL. It also seems to have a favorable effect on triglycerides and reduces the plaque-causing small LDL cholesterol particles, and may lower insulin levels. So it is not a pure "black and white" situation. Eaten in moderation, coconut oil can be a good, safe saturated fat to include in your diet ...Read more
See below: Please consult this site for information on the topic. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/fats-full-story/ ...Read more
Yes - but...: The american diabetes association says you can eat bananas w type ii diabetes. 1 medium sized banana has 27 gm of carbohydrates ; only 1.29 gm of protein. So, you need to be judicious. Adding peanut butter w a banana can v sugar spike.See: http://www.Diabetes.Org/living-with-diabetes/treatment-and-care/ask-the-expert/ask-the-dietitian/archives/can-you-still-eat-bananas.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO chol, lowers it: Cholesterol is only found in animal foods (meat, dairy, eggs) so avocado has no cholesterol. Avocados are rich in monounsaturated oleic acid and phytosterols. Research suggests eating avocados lowers total chol. About 16% while both lowering LDL and increasing hdl. See http://inhumanexperiment.Blogspot.Com/2012/08/avocados-and-cholesterol.Html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Love to eat Olive oil .My LDL cholesterol went from 85 to 106. Is the saturated fat in extra virgin olive oil harmful. Did it raise LDL cholesterol
Olive oil.: While olive oil is one of the healthier oils as far as the proportions of healthy fasts versus unhealthy fats, it's still an oil, with 18 grams of fat per tablespoon, and could raise your LDL and triglycerides if you use too much. That being said, an LDL of 106 is still pretty good. But try to limit your use of oil in general. ...Read more
Can you give me a list of foods to eat that will raise HDL levels without raising total cholesterol?
Im diabetes type 2, total cholesterol-140, hdl-4, ldl-88, fasting sugar 99, can I drink coffee w/o sugar. Will it increase cholesterol or sugar..?
Generally no: Rmoval of carbohydrates from the diet will lowered appetite . Dietary cholesterol is not a cause of elevated cholesterol in spite of drug company statements. Cholesterol elevation inmost patients is due to elevated toxin levels in the body, . A good detox program to remove heavy metals and solvents and pesticides will lower cholesterol.Toto. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Granola bars are high in sugar. High sugar in your diet will reduce the amount of glucuronidase enzyme available to metabolize estrogen and raise your estrogen levels. Also high sugar increases Insulin and this could also increase your estrogen. There are other mechanisms as well. ...Read more
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