It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....

Message Board

High Cholesterol Board Index
Pages: 1 2 Showing 1 - 20 of 38 for cholesterol in avocados. (0.084 seconds)

... isnt the fat and cholesterol in it oxidized do to pasturization? ... (26 replies)
... Irene, I notice that his triglycerides are very high, 500. That usually caused by too many carbs. His HDL (good cholesterol) is very low, 28. That is usually because he's not eating enough healthy fats. I know you said you eat healthy and I'm sure you think you do, but the numbers don't indicate a proper balance. Have him cut back on carbs. Try to stick to things with... (10 replies)
... Looks like you have most of the lifestyle stuff in order, and only the LDL may be a problem. ... (8 replies)

... While lowering carbohydrates (particularly sugars) tends to help lower triglyceride levels (though it seems to not help that much in your case), the types of fats you consume can have a significant effect on your LDL and HDL levels. Trans fats from hydrogenated oils common in processed food and margarine: raise LDL and lower HDL. Avoid! Saturated fats from red meat,... (2 replies)
Mar 23, 2009
... Your height and weight are not considered overweight by the usual standards, but if you have a lot of soft stuff in the abdomen, it is possible that you have too much body fat there. ... (4 replies)
... fats from hydrogenated oils. These are common in processed foods and fast food restaurants. ... (9 replies)
... and for avocado oil as listed in the USDA nutrient database. ... (1 replies)
... Here is an outline of what was likely (or should have been) on that sheet you lost. If you eat animal flesh, choose lean cuts. Increase you consumption of fish. Remove visible fat (and skin from poultry) before eating. Increase your consumption of fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains. True whole grains are things like barley, quinoa, popcorn, brown rice,... (11 replies)
... But what about LDL? I have high HDL -- 96, Low TG -- 59, so I don't think the high-fat Atkins diet is what I need. My problem is my LDL -- 151. I already exercised, and was not overweight. I still exercise and only weigh 2 pounds less since I have changed my diet. Maybe my HDL will go down and my TG will go up now because of this? I am still eating fat, it's just the... (12 replies)
... pb and olive oil but I added them in to raise my HDL. ... (15 replies)
... d diet of animal fat and vegetables. I stay well clear of high carbs, margarines and transfats etc. and as I said before my HDL has risen a great deal.Everything in moderation. ... (15 replies)
... fat calories diet. Whether the fats in avocado and peanut butter are good, bad, or indifferent there really is no place for them in the Ornish Diet, those two foods just have WAY too much fat to qualify. ... (15 replies)
... There are lots of different opinions on this, but IMHO Ornish got it all wrong. The only bad fat is trans fat. And depriving your self of adequate fat screws up the lipid profile. All those carbs you replace the fat with increases triglycerides. And HDL comes down. LDL of 131 really isn't that high. It has been found that the optimal level of LDL from a longevity... (15 replies)
... and I have eaten avocados and all natural peanut butter. ... (15 replies)
... It also has a high fiber content. Most of the foods that I have looked at that claim to lower cholesterol are very high in fiber. Since fiber has helped me, then I would say there's a good chance that avacados would help also. ... (9 replies)
... I lowered my cholesterol by changing my diet alone and dropping 45 pounds. I went from almost 250 to 191 in less than 6 months. ... (12 replies)
May 19, 2004
... Monounsaturated fats are "good". Foods such as olives, olive oil, peanuts, other nuts, and avocados have monounsaturated fats in them. ... (8 replies)
... Things to raise HDL which will in turn lower your LDL. ... (17 replies)
... e long term side effects on the liver from the meds are worth the lower numbers, since the liver is double taxed by the meds, and then the higher insuling levels in the blood. I know there are some fats that are good for the avocados, nuts, salmon...but who the heck can live on nuts? ... (13 replies)
... Being a vegan and avoiding sugar is a good start in trying to lower your numbers. Dry popcorn or corn chips with salsa should be okay as long as you only consume one serving of one or the other. ... (2 replies)

Associated Tags: actos, lipitor, niaspan, pravachol

Pages: 1 2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:29 PM.

Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.comô
Terms of Use © 1998-2018 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!