Cholesterol lowering diets are very popular these days that helps you
in lowering cholesterol level. Because fats have the greatest impact
on raising the level of cholesterol in your system, cholesterol
lowering diets will involve a smaller fat intake and you to follow a
low fat diet plan.
order to keep a healthy cholesterol lowering diet, avoid foods such as
fatty meats (beef), organ meats such as kidney, heart and liver, and
processed foods. On the other hand, include sardines, tuna, salmon,
seafood etc in your diet. In order to remove the cholesterol from your
body, it is recommended that you consume lots of fish since it
contains omega-3-fatty acids. Rather than having the fat-rich milk,
you can consider switching over to skimmed milk. You should also
reduce the quantity of other dairy products like cheese and butter to
maintain a cholesterol lowering diet.
Include fruits and cereals, lots of vegetables, whole grain products
in your cholesterol lowering diet. Add green leafy vegetables such as
soy, carrots and dried peas in your diet. Switch to home-cooked food
and cut down on fried foods. Include berries, almonds, oats and figs
since these have low cholesterol content. Keep in mind that when you
are on a cholesterol lowering diet, you should drink plenty of water
and fluids so that you flush out the excess of cholesterol.
Disclaimer: This article is not meant to provide health advice and is
for general information only. Always seek the insights of a qualified
health professional before embarking on any health program.
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