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Diet for increasing HDL - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Cholesterol
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions

User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you ?
User :   i going to ask about cholesterol
Doctor :  
sure, go ahead with your query
User :   last month i checked my colostrole level
Doctor :  
User :   total cholestrole is 200
User :   HDL 30
User :   LDL140
User :   how can i increase my HDL
Doctor :  
HDL is on the lower side. It should be around 35 to 65. LDL is slightly higher. It should be around 85 to 130
User :   ok what i can do
User :   i do walking and jogging since last montha
User :   45 minuts
User :   per day
Doctor :  
To increase HDL, you should try the following: Diet modification, try taking more of green leafy vegetables
Doctor :  
What's your age , height and weight ?
User :   any increament can i get with this 30 days exercise
User :   26 , 168 hight 74
User :   kg
User :   now it 71 kg
Doctor :  
Your BMI is on the higher side so you will nneed to bring your weight down to around 64-66 kgs
User :   ok
User :   but i fear about hdl is going lower

Doctor :   Don't worry, since you are young, chances are that lifestyle modification may get you into the right bracket

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