Keep Cholesterol Stable

Saturday, October 8, 2011

In some occasion, like Christmas or other event, you and your family will taste a lot of foods that are loaded with cholesterol. So, how do you keep your cholesterol remained stable?
  1. Routine determine levels of cholesterol. Generally, doctors recommend that a person's total cholesterol level below 200 mg/dl, with LDL levels below 130 and HDL cholesterol numbers are above the number 40.
  2. Keeping the weight balance. Reducing excess weight is one way to control blood cholesterol levels. Research also shows that excess weight can interfere with the metabolism process in destroying fat.
  3. Do diet. Consumption of foods that are low in fat and low cholesterol. For example by consuming milk without the fat and reduce the consumption of meat. Choose foods containing unsaturated fats than saturated fat content.
  4. Regular physical activity. One way of controlling cholesterol levels is by exercising regularly. Walk or other types of mild exercise routine will help to increase levels of HDL. Just make sure that you exercise 30 minutes every day and five days a week.
  5. Make friends with the good fats. If you have been diagnosed with having high cholesterol levels, it is usually recommended that you lower your fat consumption. We recommend that you eat foods that contain monounsaturated fats, such as peanut butter, avocado, olive and canola oil, and nuts.
  6. Consumption of fibrous foods. Eat more fiber foods like wheat, nuts, vegetables, and fruits. These foods can absorb cholesterol in the blood and remove it from the body.
  7. Take a multivitamin. Despite eating a healthy, there is still a chance your body deficiency of certain nutrients. To overcome these conditions, you are advised to take multivitamins.
  8. Amulet of free radicals. For example, by consuming antioxidants contained in fruits and vegetables to prevent fat accumulation in blood vessels. Eat 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables every day to obtain optimal health benefits.
  9. Sports foods properly. Although the food is selected lower cholesterol, if cooked in oil containing saturated oils, foods that still contain high cholesterol.


Growing Lights said...

The risk of heart attacks and stroke can be reduced, reducing the "bad" cholesterol LDL, which can clog arteries. Researchers hoped that a new generation of drugs that increase HDL cholesterol, which is expected to clear LDL, would provide an important new tool.

MyAdmin said...

Yes, I agree with you, bad cholesterol must be reduced. Thanks for commenting.

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