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Anemia, high cholesterol. Used to have diet conducive to lower cholesterol before anemia detection. Diet that suffices both the disorders?

I have recently been diagnosed with anemia and have a history of high cholesterol . Prior to the anemia diagnosis, I was following a low- fat , high fiber diet to reduce cholesterol. With the anemia, I m finding that many of the foods I need to eat to increase iron in my body are inconsistent with lowering cholesterol. Where can I find best information on foods I can eat to both lower cholesterol and maintain a satisfactory level of iron in my body?
Asked On : Thu, 5 Apr 2012
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welcome to HCM
follow below dietary advice
-- Take whole grain food like brown bread, brown rice, whole wheat, oatmeal, popcorn, sea food like sea fish salmon, tuna, sardine, meat like chicken without skin, lean poultry etc.
- Take good quantity of fresh fruits, fresh green leafy vegetables, pulses, legumes, nuts like almond, wall nut, soybeans, lentils..
- Avoid saturated food item like fried food, ghee, butter, red meat, egg yellow if you are non vegetarian.
- Reduce table salt and avoid bakery items, fried food, sweets, and ice cream.
- Take low fat dairy foods like skimmed milk, low fat yogurt, and low fat cheese.
- eat jaggary , rice flakes, will help in improvement in iron .
take care
Answered: Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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