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How To Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

No medications can do a better job than treating your high cholesterol naturally. And, if you are one of those lucky people who do not have cholesterol concerns, you may want to take steps to keep it that way!

What can you do to improve your cholesterol levels? Here's the list and we will cover each item thoroughly.

Reduce fat in your diet

Eating Tips To Lower Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a sterol lipid, a form of fat that is found in the cell membranes of all body tissues of humans and animals. Most of the cholesterol in the body is synthesized internally in the liver, but some part also comes directly from the food we eat (dietary cholesterol) . Dietary cholesterol is found only in animal products such as fatty meats (like liver and brain), offal, whole dairy products and egg yolks. Plant foods do not contain any dietary cholesterol, though they can provide beneficial plant sterols.

Cholesterol And Diet

Lowering your dietary intake of cholesterol is recommended to maintain overall good health. Basic dietary guidelines are as follows:

Limit the following in your diet:

Fats, especially saturated fats. All foods containing partially hydrogenated vegetable oils (most margarines and baked goods. Dairy fats, such as whole milk, cheese made with whole milk, butter, egg yolks, sour cream. Vegetable oil and lard. Beef, especially the less-lean cuts. Alcohol. Products made of refined sugars and flours.

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