People with high levels of cholesterol in the blood are more susceptible to develop cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke. A change in lifestyle, cholesterol-lowering drugs, exercise, and weight loss regimen can help lower cholesterol. Consume a diet that is low in saturated and trans fat.
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Please suggest a diet to lower cholesterol.
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 f... Read Full »
I have high blood cholesterol levels. Can I know the different ways to manage high cholesterol levels through diet, exercise, and medication?
Query: Hello doctor,I have high cholesterol levels. My queries are:1. What are the best ways to lower cholesterol?2. How do diet and exercise impact cholesterol?3. Which kinds of foods should we take to lower cholesterol?4. How long does it take to reduce high cholesterol levels for most people? Are there ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. 1. Healthy lifestyle is an important ailment to consider to lower cholesterol, which includes stress management, proper sleep, balanced eating pattern, and exercise. 2. Diet and exercise play a major role in managing c... Read Full »
I have high cholesterol and a fatty liver. Please suggest a diet chart.
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 six teaspoons 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 following is the diet chart for you. Early morning 7 AM - green tea with a biscuit or half plate sprouts. Breakfast 8.30 AM - a bowl of oatmeal or two pieces of brown bread and eg... Read Full »
How To Lower Cholesterol On A Paleo Diet?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 25 year old male. I am 91 kg, and my height is 5 feet and 2 inches. My cholesterol levels are high, and I am over weight. I have hypertension, and I am taking tablets for cholesterol. I need a Paleo diet chart. Please help me. I am attaching my recent reports. Read Full »
Answer: Hello Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and saw a marked elevation of cholesterol levels with low vitamin D levels. So, it is very much necessary to take up a strict diet so that you get all your vitals to a near normal range. Firs... Read Full »