Improve Cholesterol Levels

The Dangers of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol, in particular, LDL (bad) cholesterol, increases the risk of developing cardiovascular related diseases. With high levels of cholesterol, the body will tend to clog arteries with fatty deposits, which can then lead to heart attacks or strokes due to these blood clogs. 

Improve Cholesterol through Changes in Lifestyle

Apart from cholesterol lowering medication, high cholesterol can very well be prevented or improved through making changes in our everyday lives. 

Choose Healthier Fats

Select foods that rich in monounsaturated / polyunsatruated fats

- Olive / Canola Oil

- Baked Nuts and seeds

- Fatty Fish (eg. salmon, trout, herring)

- Avocados

- Low fat dairy products

- Lean cuts of meat (fats removed)

High Fiber Foods

Foods that help to lower LDL (bad) cholesterol

- Oatmeal

- Vegetables

- Fruits

- Wholemeal foods

Say No! to Trans Fat

Eliminate those foods that elevate bad cholesterol levels

- Deep fried , oily food

- Sweet desserts

- Partially hydrogenated oil

Exercise!

Keep an active lifestyle, 3 to 4 workouts a week

-Exercise regularly, at least 20 mins every session