I have been told I have high cholesterol and need to go on. any suggestions
I have been told I have high cholesterol and need to go on ? a low-fat diet , does anyone have any recipes , nice and quick and easy, which might be of use please - mainly evening meals and lunch time meals. thanks
Pick any reduced saturated fat diet. Swap butter for Benecol or other margarine, try and use more Olive oil. Eat in moderation. Exercise more- this will raise your HDL (good cholesterol.)
Include your '5 a day' fruit and veg and try and eat at least three portions of fish a week.
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