Lifestyle and Home remedies

Maintaining a good healthy lifestyle is not a hard task. Try to take some time out for yourself, gorge on some healthy food in order to reduce cholesterol.

Shedding unwanted weight:
Cholesterol is mainly caused by overindulgence in rich oily food. It is better to put an end to your food cravings and start shedding down oodles of weight you have put on.

Eat right food for healthy heart:
when you decide to compromise with your eating habits then it shows direct impact on your cholesterol levels. Include rich fiber food in your daily diet in order to reduce the risk factor.

Gorge on healthy fats:

Some types of fats are essential for good health. One of the type polyunsaturated fat omega-3 fatty acids has been found to have many positive effects as they reduce risk of sudden cardiac death and also reduces excess blood clotting. Monounsaturated fat -found in olive, peanut and canola oils, avocado and nuts include almonds, pistachios and walnuts.

Dietary cholesterol limitations: The most concentrated sources of cholesterol include organ meats, egg yolks and whole milk products. Aim for no more than 300 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol a day — or less than 200 mg if you have heart disease.

Rich whole grains: Whole grains are high in complex carbohydrates and fiber; they promote a feeling of fullness. Whole grains such as whole-grain breads, whole-wheat pasta, whole-wheat flour and brown rice lower the risk of developing heart diseases.

Fruits and vegetables: Eating Fruits and vegetables helps in lowering cholesterol. They are rich in dietary fiber, which can help lower cholesterol.

Fatty fish into your diet: The way you prepare these foods makes a big difference in your blood cholesterol level. Salmon, Tuna, Trout are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help promote heart health.

Daily exercise
Daily workout for at least 30minutes can improve your cholesterol levels. It can be a walk, swimming or riding your bicycle even. This will help in cutting carbs and keeps you fit.

Quit smoking
Smoking puts you at risk for heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest because high cholesterol clogs the veins and arteries. Quitting smoking can be very beneficial in many ways. Smokers who kick the habit may improve their levels of good HDL cholesterol.