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Modern lifestyle coupled with unhealthy eating habits and lack of movement results in high cholesterol level endangering your life by making you more prone to ailments like high blood pressure and sudden cardiac arrest.
Before moving to the tips for controlling cholesterol you need to understand that all cholesterols are not bad. HDL is healthy cholesterol and helps in preventing fat deposits on arteries whereas LDL is lousy cholesterol that should be avoided at all cost. So follow these simple tips and win your battle against cholesterol:
Include 3-4 servings of fresh vegetables and different color fruits in your diet which will help you feel satiated without consuming lot of calories. Avoid white bread and red meat instead switch to healthier options like fish and whole grain cereals.
If you love seasoning then replace your mayo dressing with herbs like parsley, pepper or cilantro which will add to the taste without adding too much fat in your diet. Similarly switch to roasted food and use grilling instead of frying while making any preparations.
Use right kind of fats while preparing food. Have nuts that are rich source of omega 3 fatty acids that is a great fat burner. Also keep a check on your sweet intake as most of these tempting puddings are loaded with cholesterol. Instead choose healthier options like Jell-O and yogurts.
Follow these tips and wave a cheerful good bye to bad cholesterols.