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Lower Cholesterol Foods

  1. 1. Lower Cholesterol Foods <br />Fight off Heart Attacks! <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 />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />Background<br />Increase in cholesterol is a leading factor for heart disease<br />This is why lower cholesterol foods should be one of your key strategiesto maintain a healthy cholesterol level<br />Excess cholesterol in your bloodstream forms plaquein your artery wall which causes the arteries to become thicker and slow down blood flow to the heart<br />When cholesterol level becomes high it can cause heart disease or stroke<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  4. 4. Low Cholesterol Foods (1)<br />Foods that can protect your heart are those that are rich in fiber, especially soluble fiber and contain antioxidants<br />It is wise to consume more of a plant-based diet<br />Lower cholesterol foods include fish, fruits and vegetables<br />Almost all kinds of fish are considered low cholesterol foods<br />The oily variety of fishsuch as salmon, tuna is the best option<br />4<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  5. 5. Low Cholesterol Foods (2)<br />Beans, leafy vegetables, onions, spinach, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, broccoli and celeryhelp in increasing good cholesterol and prevent the formation of plague in your arteries<br />Lower cholesterol foods include apples, berries, cranberries and grapes because these help in preventing oxidation of LDL cholesterol. Eat the whole fruit together with the skin<br />Eating legumes such as beans and lentils, you will reduce your cholesterol. Dry beans and peas are high in starch and fiber <br />5<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  6. 6. Low Cholesterol Foods (3)<br />Chicken and turkey are poultry products that are lowest in saturated fat and cholesterol content among animal products. The skin of these products contain most of saturated fat, so advisable to remove <br />Egg whites do not have cholesteroland you can substitute them for the whole egg in recipes. Or you can use cholesterol-free egg substitute. The egg yolk contains cholesterol and is wise to avoid or limit your consumption<br />Examples of sweet that would be considered low cholesterol include fresh fruitslices<br />Some low fat brownies, cakes, cheese cakes, cupcakes and various pastry products may be considered low cholesterol depending on how they are prepared<br />6<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  7. 7. Summary<br />Changes to your diet and eating habitsdo not need to occur at once<br />Gradually introducing changeswill make it more sustainable and you will be more likely to continue with your new choices<br />To eat healthy is all about making smart choices<br />When it comes to lower cholesterol foods, you actually do have a lot of options<br />Understanding the facts and where cholesterol comes from together with understanding food labels are important steps in adding lower cholesterol foods into your diet<br />7<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />
  8. 8. Visit my web site to learn more on Cholesterolwww.HowLowerCholesterolLevels.com<br />Graham Player Ph.D.<br />8<br />www.howlowercholesterollevels.com<br />