Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Diet to lower your cholesterol level

The key dietary components are plenty of fruits and vegetables, whole grains instead of highly refined ones, and protein mostly from plants. Sometimes healthy lifestyle changes aren’t enough to lower cholesterol levels. Try to increase standing activities, such as cooking or doing yardwork. Trans fats can also raise cholesterol levels. Fish is a major part… Read More »

High cholesterol: Drink this milk every day to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

Cholesterol (a waxy substance found in blood) is not intrinsically bad – your body needs it to build healthy cells. High cholesterol, however, can raise your risk of having a heart attack. It does this by developing fatty deposits in your blood vessels. These fatty deposits grow, making it increasingly difficult for enough blood to… Read More »

Is the keto diet good for cholesterol

Recently, many of my patients have been asking about a ketogenic diet. Is a ketogenic diet safe? Would you recommend it? Despite the recent hype, a ketogenic diet is not something new. In medicine, we have been using it for almost years to treat drug-resistant epilepsy, especially in children. In the s, Dr. Atkins popularized… Read More »