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How To Reduce Cholesterol Effectively
If you need to lower your cholesterol, you can take steps every day to help.
First, if you are taking a medication to lower cholesterol, remember to follow your daily medication schedule.
If you can acquire some heart-healthy habits, you can see that your numbers begin to improve in just a few weeks,
says Chauncey Crandall, MD, a cardiologist at Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach.
Lowering cholesterol not only reduces the risk of heart disease, it also helps prevent heart attack and stroke.
So, what are you waiting for? Here is a week of tips, one per day, that will allow you to see better numbers in a short time.
Coconut oil is known to increase the levels of good cholesterol in your blood.
This, in turn, helps reduce bad cholesterol levels and also protects you from heart disease by helping you keep your weight under control.
Coconut oil (as required)
What you have to do
Add coconut oil to your favorite dishes and salads in moderate amounts.
You can also replace your cooking oil with coconut oil.
Alternatively, you can consume a spoonful of coconut oil every morning.
You must do this daily.
By showing how valuable their superfood status is, green tea can have a significant impact on cholesterol levels by lowering LDL (the bad type) without impacting the HDL level.
If you’re not a fan of the taste of simple tea, try one of these 21 great-tasting Matcha green tea recipes or invest in some green tea extract instead,
which according to research is also effective in lowering cholesterol.
Garlic contains a compound called allicin that is only released when you crush it. This compound is known to reduce your cholesterol naturally
Chopped garlic cloves
What you have to do
Add chopped garlic cloves to salads and other dishes.
You can also chew peeled garlic cloves.
How often should you do this?
You must consume garlic daily.
Herbs and spices
Instead of seasoning your food with salt (which is not good for heart health), brighten up your meals with herbs and spices, most of which are loaded with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
In particular, garlic, onion, ginger and turmeric are herbs and spices that respect the heart.