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How does a 14 year old female lower cholesterol 30 pts ?

How does a 14 year old female lower cholesterol 30 pts.? I m 14 and I ve been told that I have cholesterol levels of 30 pts. higher than normal by my doctor. I was wondering what cholesterol was exactly, how it affects me, and what it can lead to. Also, could anyone tell me how or what to do in order to lower it back to normal levels. Thank you all so much. Also I don t think I m even over weight because I am 5 1 and weigh 107 lbs.
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Cholesterol is essentially fat particles in the blood. Over the years it can lead to clogged arteries, which would make a person at risk for stroke or heart attack. You should start a low fat diet, staying away from red meats and pork. Skinned chicken, fish, grains, fruits and veggies would be good for you. Stay away from fast foods, they are very high in cholesterol and can be very deadly.
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