If the level of bad cholesterol is high in your blood, you might benefit from avoiding foods that contain bad fats. It includes fried foods, processed and fast foods, sugary items, and refined flour, as they contain high amounts of unhealthy trans and saturated fats.
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Query: Hello doctor, I want to know if all types of nuts like cashew nuts, pistachio, and pine nuts have fat in them or cholesterol. I mean, are they good for health? Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Nuts do not contain cholesterol. Cholesterol is only found in animal foods like meat, poultry, fish, milk and milk products. Nuts have unsaturated essential fats which the body cannot make on its own. Hence consumption of all types of nuts in moderation provides heal... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38-year-old male, who has high cholesterol and a fatty liver. In our home, we use groundnut oil for cooking, and I use up to 2 tablespoons of ghee every day. I consume alcohol twice a day. But now, I have decided to stop alcohol and follow a strict diet. Tell me a diet that I sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and the following is the diet chart for you. Early morning at 7 AM - green tea with a biscuit or half plate sprouts. Breakfast at 8.30 AM - a bowl of oatmeal or two pieces of brown bread an... Read Full »
Query: Hi doctor, I am 26 years old. I just found out that I have high cholesterol. My doctors advised me to change my diet. But, they did not give any suggestions other than to avoid fast food and fatty food. My issue is that my diet option is already limited due to my food allergies (strawberries, melons... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First thing is that you should take medicines for high cholesterol and Crohn's disease. Also your BMI - body mass index is high which tends to obesity. Now your diet for two months under observation should be bland diet. A bland diet is a diet consisting of foods that... Read Full »