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Suggest me the proper diet for high cholesterol

Hello sir my Aunty yesterday taking cholesterol test, it shows 226, after docter advice she taking tablet now, can u tell me any proper diet to reduce the cholesterol, my aunty age is 53
Asked On : Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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hi welcome to hcm.yes you have to control the colesterole by diet regulation,your aunty should avoid oily food,dairy products.she take whole grains,walnuts, olive oil avocaddos which reduse increase hdl cholesterole which is good for health,black soyabeans which lower the bad cholesterole,pomegranate juice,yogurt.also do regular exercise and yoga.but she continue medicine when feel that it controle by food then do blood check up after your doctor advice you stop the medicine.
Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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avoid saturated and trans fat contining foods like meat,full fat dairy products
have oatmeal,oat brans ,high fibre food like kidney beans,apple,opears.
fish, omega3fatty acids supplement if not taking fish
walnuts,almondshelp in lowering cholesterol
cook in olive oil,olive oil in salads good to reduce cholesterol
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Pathologist and Microbiologist Dr. R. Rehan Baig's  Response
dear arun, the best and easy way to reduce cholesterol is by swallowing 5 to 6 small bits of garlic on empty stomach. This old method was the secret of our ancestors health and now this method has been proved by modern scientific research. Do not chew as the saliva destroys the substance present in the garlic which reduces the cholesterol.
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OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Thanks for writing to us.
To increase her HDL she can start exercising regularly, stop alcohol and smoking.
To decrease the LDL levels-
1. reduce saturated fat intake
2.     Maintain good body composition
3.     Increase dietary fiber
4.     Increase aerobic exercise

I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal

Answered: Wed, 6 Jul 2011
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