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Increasing Cholesterol level, putting on weight. Cause for weight gain?

I am 62 years old and never had a weight problem until I went through change of life. Since then my Cholesterol LDL has risen from 2.57 in 2004 to 2.7 in 2010 and now it is 3.15 2012 my overall Chol is 4.3 and in 2004 it was 4.8. I am very active with no other health problems, but am about 6kg overweight . Do you think I should be concerned. I have no history of heart trouble in the family Thank you Sue from Aust
Asked On : Fri, 21 Dec 2012
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Hello Sir
Welcome to HCM ,
You are just six kg overweight ,
i would like to suggest you following life style modification which will help you to maintain your weight ,
Eat more green leafy vegetables , fresh fruits , whole cereals , salads , lattuce ,
Avoid fried ,fatty , junk food ,
avoid red meat , egg yellow , organ meat ,
avoid backary items ,
do regular walking
avoid alcohol intake , restrict your salt intake ,
apart from above also check your thyroid profile ,
take care
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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