August 26, 2011

cholesterol loweringMany of us have quite high levels of LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol in our body, and an effective cholesterol lowering technique is an issue of interest for many people. Usually, the first recommendation to those who are on the way to cholesterol lowering is to decrease the amounts of saturated fat in the diet. However, recently nutritionists found out that adding to our diet plenty of special cholesterol lowering foods like oats, lentils, soy products and nuts can be even more effective than cutting on saturated fats. In other words, eating more of the mentioned natural foods can help you more in cholesterol lowering than reducing daily fatty food consumption. Read the rest of this entry »

10 Cholesterol Lowering Tips

Author: Carla Fiscina
November 10, 2009

High levels of cholesterol is a problem of millions of modern people, and the following cholesterol lowering tips can help anyone to keep this problem under control.

1. Create a strategy for effective weight management. Studies showed that the higher BMI of a person, the more cholesterol is produced in the body. Approximately, every extra kilo you gain adds 2 more points to your cholesterol level. Try to follow a healthy nutrition plan, and your diet should be 70-75% of fruit, vegetables, cereal and grains, so only 25-30% of your diet can be meat and diary products. Read the rest of this entry »