FOR Building body cells does require cholesterol, but if there is too much cholesterol, it can also cause problems in the body. Hyperlipidemia or high cholesterol indicates that the blood in your body has too much fat.
To reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, high cholesterol can be lowered.
Launching from the page heart.orgHere are tips to prevent and treat high cholesterol.
- Healthy food
Reducing your intake of saturated fat and trans fat is the best way to lower cholesterol. Limit dairy products made with whole milk, opt for fat-free dairy products.
Also limit eating fried foods, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish, nuts and non-tropical vegetable oils. And also remember to limit the consumption of processed red meat.
- More Active
You have many ways to be more physically active such as brisk walking, swimming, cycling, it is enough to lower cholesterol and high blood pressure.
- Stop smoking
Quitting smoking can lower LDL cholesterol and can increase HDL cholesterol levels.
- Lose Weight
Being overweight or obese tends to increase bad cholesterol and lower good cholesterol. (end)