- Adriano dos Santos
Nutrition tips for improving your cholesterol levels
High cholesterol increases the risk of the development of heart diseases and heart attacks.
Medication could help if necessary, but that is far from the best solution. The best thing you can do is to prevent any possible problems by making changes in your lifestyle.
Eat heart-healthy foods.
That means you should decrease consumption of saturated fats and eliminate trans fats, and instead eat foods rich in omega 3 fatty acids, while also increasing the intake of the soluble fiber.
Increase your physical activity and lose weight
Work out for at least 30 minutes, 3-5 times a week. Go for a walk, ride a bicycle, or play your favorite sports. Remember, your body is designed to be in motion...
Quit smoking and excessive alcohol consumption
Within a year of quitting smoking, risk of getting a heart disease is halved.
Too much alcohol can also lead to some serious health problems, including high blood
pressure, heart failure and stroke.
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