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Does eating veggies affect the fasting cholesterol values?

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Posted on Mon, 11 May 2015
Question: I have a colesterol test at 2:30 this afternoon fasting. I am very Hungary can I nibble raw veggies
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Answered by Dr. Senduran Narayanasamy (12 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hello there.

Thanks for asking to healthcaremagic.

Eating veggies can affect the fasting cholesterol values.So its not advisable to even nibble raw veggies prior to test..Better to wait till the test is over.Take care.
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Does eating veggies affect the fasting cholesterol values?

Brief Answer: No Detailed Answer: Hello there. Thanks for asking to healthcaremagic. Eating veggies can affect the fasting cholesterol values.So its not advisable to even nibble raw veggies prior to test..Better to wait till the test is over.Take care.