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Will chocolate increase cholesterol level ?

I was put on atocor for high cholesterol 432 level, my height is 5.3" and weight is 162lbs. tryglycerides are at 839 levels, i have now quit smoking also from 6 months and for that i have started sugar and chocolate, is this causing persistent high cholesterol as i have stopped the consumption of fat and non vegeterian items, is there any thing that chocolate incerase the cholesterol
Asked On : Thu, 15 Oct 2009
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  User's Response
yes choclates will defnetly increase ur cholesterol..its better to avoid choclates and sweets...and alchjohol also increases ur cholestertol..its better if u avoid alchohol also..
Answered: Fri, 16 Oct 2009
  User's Response
dude avoid oil, butter, non-veg, alcohol. eat more green vegetables. you shd maintain this in the range of 200-210.
Answered: Fri, 16 Oct 2009
  User's Response
Good advices, please list out more advices, foods to be eaten, foods to be avoided. I think the values should be below 200,
Answered: Fri, 16 Oct 2009
  User's Response
Avoid fried foods, bakery products like pizzas, puffs. Use olive oil for cooking.void outside food they will contain more fatty substance
Answered: Fri, 16 Oct 2009
  Anonymous's Response

Chocolate is a milk product so it contains more of fats. So it is better to avoid it.

Answered: Thu, 15 Oct 2009
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