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Diet with nuts for high cholesterol - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Is almond good for cholesterol
User :   ?
User :   Dr there?
Doctor :   Yes
User :   May i know whether almond is good for cholesterol?
Doctor :   Yes it is good
User :   can u plz explain?
User :   i have heard it if full of fat
Doctor :   Almond or many of the nuts have Omega 3 fatty acids which help as antioxidants
User :   ok
Doctor :   Infact is is good to take atleast 5 to 8 nuts a day
User :   how will it help to reduce cholesterol?
Doctor :   but not more
Doctor :   In fact almonds and nuts are recognised a world's healthy foods
Doctor :   by many dieticians
User :   my husband has LDL cholesterol level 530
User :   what diet would u sugges?
Doctor :   It is very high
Doctor :   and it is risky
Doctor :   to have such high Cholesterol
Doctor :   and now I dont think it is good to take the Almonds
User :   ECG should be taken immediately?
Doctor :   at these high levels
Doctor :   He needs a complete health check up
Doctor :   immediately
User :   means?
Doctor :   along with ECG
Doctor :   May I know more about him
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