Cholestrol

5 Methods of Cholesterol Control

Diet
Diet

Diet has a major role to play in the control of cholesterol levels. Cholesterol is increased by fat rich food like junk foods and snacks. Certain foods like fresh vegetables, nuts, almonds, legumes, soy protein, seeds and foods rich in soluble fiber.

 

Exercise
Exercise

Regular exercise is an effective way of lowering cholesterol. It is recommended to exercise for 30 minutes per day, 6 days per week.A 30 minute walk can be an excellent work out, and is an effective way to burn fat.

 

Supplements
Supplements

There are a number of natural substances that can help in lowering cholesterol. Supplements may also benefit your overall cardiovascular health, and many have antioxidant properties. Supplements like garlic, soy and gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) are recommended.

 

Hawthorn
Hawthorn

Hawthorn contains many medicinal properties, including flavonoids such as vitexin, quercetin and rutin.it is effective in lowering levels of blood cholesterol and blood pressure and increase coronary blood flow.

Niacin
Niacin

Niacinreduces fatty acid content in the blood. Levels of cholesterol and VLDL produced decreases. Niacin causes levels of HLDL cholesterol to rise ultimately reducing LDL cholesterol in the body. Niacin is found in avocados, leaf vegetables and broccoli.

 

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