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Cholesterol Lowering Diet to Maintain Your Cholesterol Level

 


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Below are some simple foods that can be included in diet as they are cholesterol lowering.

  • Apples: Pectin present in the apple is a soluble fiber that helps draw cholesterol out of the system. The flavonoids (Quercetin) present in apples act as a strong anti-oxidant which disrupts the formation of Low Density Lipoprotien cholesterol that is bad for our body.
  • Beans: Beans and vegetables are an admirable source of soluble fiber and high in vegetable protein. By correctly combing beans with brown rice, seeds, corn, wheat you can make a complete protein. Appropriately combined beans become an exceptional substitute for red meat protein that is high in saturated fat.
  • Brown Rice: The oil present in brown rice, not its fiber, lowers cholesterol levels. Brown rice can be joint with beans to form an in-expensive complete protein low in saturated fat. In totaling, this whole grain also supplies good doses of heart-healthy fiber, magnesium and B vitamins.
  • Cinnamon: A research published in the journal Diabetes Care found that half a tablespoon of cinnamon daily can significantly low blood sugar levels in people with type II diabetes. It also reduces triglyceride, Low Density Lipoprotien, the bad cholesterol and the total cholesterol level.
  • Garlic: Garlic or Allium sativum contains the chemical allicin that has been shown to kill bacteria and fungi, and ease certain digestive disorders. It also lowers the blood clotting properties of blood. But the most prominent notice garlic has received over recent years is its potential usefulness in lowering cholesterol levels.
  • Grapes: Flavonoids in grapes protect Low Density Lipoprotien cholesterol from free radical damage and reduce platelet clumping. The Low Density Lipoprotien lowering effect of grapes comes from a compound that grapes create normally to resist mold. The darker the grape, the better it is.
  • Walnuts: Walnuts can considerably reduce blood cholesterol because they are rich in poly-unsaturated fatty acids. Walnuts also helpful in keeping blood vessels healthy and elastic. Almonds appear to have an alike effect, resulting in a marked improvement within just four weeks. A cholesterol-lowering diet with a little less than one third of a cup of walnuts/day may reduce Low Density Lipoprotien cholesterol by 12 %.

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