Found 4 Articles for Cholesterol

Statin Alternatives

Shirjeel Yunus
Updated on 16-May-2023 12:23:09


What is Statin? Statin is a drug which is prescribed for people who have the problem of high cholesterol. The drug is used to lower cholesterol by blocking those substances that lead to its creation. Besides lowering cholesterol, the drug also has the power to lower down the risk of heart diseases like stroke and attack. The drug can also eliminate the problem of creating blood clots on the walls of blood vessels. Why Statin Alternatives? Statin is an effective drug in lowering down cholesterol and reducing the risk of heart attack. But there are a few disadvantages of this ... Read More

7 Easy Food Swaps to Help Lower Cholesterol

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Apr-2023 12:11:00


High cholesterol doesn't have any specific symptoms but increases your risk of serious health conditions like heart disease or dementia. Cholesterol is found in your blood and cells and is required to make hormones, vitamin D and digestive fluids in your body. It can be absorbed from the food you eat and is made naturally by your liver. Cholesterol is of two forms Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) also known as bad cholesterol and High-density lipoprotein (HDL), often termed as good cholesterol. Lifestyle and dietary habits have a significant impact on cholesterol levels and if these levels are not controlled, ... Read More

5 Whole-Grain Foods That Lower Cholesterol and the Best Ways to Eat Them

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 12-Apr-2023 09:16:27


High levels of cholesterol, especially LDL cholesterol, can cause several health issues. The Centre for Disease Control and Prevention described that excessive LDL cholesterol in the blood leads to plaque building in the inner layers of the veins and arteries; it can lead to other severe health conditions like stroke and artery or heart disease. Maintaining a healthy diet with whole grains and gut-healthy fibers can help you lower your blood cholesterol level. Recent research from Physiological Genomics has revealed that fiber-rich foods improve gut health and can positively impact lipid metabolism, resulting in a healthy cholesterol level. Besides ... Read More

8 Foods That Help Lower Your Cholesterol

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 04-Apr-2023 14:54:32


Your cholesterol and the fats floating about in your blood may be improved by changing what you consume. The best way to attain a low-cholesterol diet is to eat more foods that reduce LDL, the dangerous cholesterol-carrying particle leading to atherosclerosis. Maintaining a Healthy Cholesterol Level may be Achieved by Dietary ChangesAn unhealthy diet high in saturated fats or trans fats is a common cause of elevated LDL values. Foods high in saturated fat include − Beef Butter Lard foods made with whole milk High-processed meals often include trans fats. Replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats has ... Read More