Foods Which Lower Cholesterol


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Most people would prefer to lower cholesterol using safe and natural methods.

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Foods Which Lower Cholesterol

  1. 1. Sumptuous Foods <br />Which Lower Cholesterol<br />
  2. 2. eMedToday<br />eMedToday is an online publisher of information related to health and wellness<br />Our intent is to help people to understand important health issues<br />eMedToday is supervised by Graham Player Ph.D. (Health Sciences) who is an internationally recognized author of several books on health<br />Our topic today is Cholesterol<br />2<br /><br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Background<br />Years ago finding food in the wild was difficult and a time consuming task<br />Today, finding fund is a trip to the supermarket where food is incredibly abundant<br />However, lifestyle and dietary habits of many people result in a need to find particular foods which lower cholesterol<br />This need does not need to result in boring meals that are not tasty and delicious<br /><br />
  4. 4. Sumptuous Low Cholesterol Foods<br />Varieties of fishsuch as salmon, tuna, lake trout and herring contain very healthy types of oilsthat lower cholesterol and are delicious<br />These oils are considered healthy due to their levels of fatty acids, mainly Omega 3. Fish can ideally be consumed 3 to 4 times a week<br />Non-refined whole grain productscontain complex carbohydrates and come from natural sources. They contain a lot of fiber which is beneficial for lowering cholesterol and are very tasty<br />4<br /><br />
  5. 5. Fruit and Vegetables<br />Sumptuous foods are found in a wide range of fruits and vegetables<br />It is a good habit to always eat plenty of fruits and vegetables-they are low in calories and fat<br />They are also very high in nutritional and fiber content and should be a major part of any healthy diet<br />For maintaining and lowering cholesterol, fruits and vegetables are essential<br />5<br /><br />
  6. 6. Minimize or Eliminate Dairy Products<br />Dairy products are consumed in great quantities today<br />These product are high in cholesteroland should by excluded from your diet<br />If you must consume daily products, use low fat or skim dairy products<br />Foods which help to lower cholesterol not only decrease your risk for heart disease but are good for weight management<br />Foods high in saturated fats increase cholesterol and increase weight gain<br />So with the right choicesyou can enjoy your food, lower your cholesterol and lose weight<br />6<br /><br />
  7. 7. Minimize or Eliminate Animal Products<br />If animal products have been a major part of your diet and you are serious about reducing your cholesterol levels, you should consume more of the leaner meats such as chicken or turkey instead of red meat<br />Reading food labelswill provide a wealth of information about fat and cholesterol levels<br />Apart from fat and cholesterol content, excess sodiumis often linked to high cholesterol and heart disease and is directly related to high blood pressure<br />So you might want to develop a habit of reading food labels when shopping<br />With a little knowledge about foods and your body, you can make wise and smart choices and start to enjoy many sumptuous foods which lower cholesterol<br />7<br /><br />
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