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... There really isn't a list of certain foods to eat, but DEFINITELY stay away from Trans. fats and fast food places. Add more veggies and fruit to your diet and also do a web search for LOW Glycemic foods, cause even some fruits and veggies are higher on the glycemic index. ... (6 replies)
... You need to stay away from fatty foods and also from foods that are high on the glycemic index. A baked potato will spike your blood sugar faster than a cup of pasta. ... (9 replies)
... particles. Pattern B LDL is now what most research is pointing to as being the cholesterol component that is most damaging. Most of this research is less than 5 years olds so in the medical world it is still considered somewhat experimental. ... (20 replies)

... Well, the confusion arises when food products advertise 'Healthy grains' or 'Heart healthy' etc. on their whole grain products. Whole grain and whole wheat is healthier than refined grains, such as white bread. ... (3 replies)
... Yes, I've wondered if the benefits are mostly due to the fact that junk food tends to be very carby and usually contains wheat too. Dr. Davis also found that many of his patients tend to overindulge and can't do 'some wheat'... but instead for them it seems all or nothing. ... (16 replies)
... Seems like the reason that works is really because a large percentage of junk food contains wheat or carbs, most wheat and other grain is processed and refined rather than whole grain, and wheat or carbs are often used as "carrier" foods for other unhealthy things (e.g. bread with butter or margarine). Giving patients a simple rule like "avoid all wheat" or "avoid all carbs"... (16 replies)
... For the first time in my life my cholesterol is high. I've always had low cholesterol and so do my parents. ... (12 replies)
... and, especially for a 22 yr. old. Don't know what your other numbers are, but if U want to eat healthy now to avoid problems later in life, do a web search for a cholesterol diet. Add more fruits and veggies, fish, and try to lay low on simple carbs and fast food stuff. ... (34 replies)
... BUT, I had blood drawn to see where I was and my HDL number was slightly low and my LDL was slightly high. Nothing to be alarmed about, but I would still like to get them back to what's considered "normal". ... (4 replies)
... I had mine checked and they are completely clean. My cholesterol is 262! ... (27 replies)
... There are many foods rich in plant sterols which are claimed to help cholesterol levels. These foods have also not been proven but at least they don't increase cholesterol and keep most away from dangerous medications with horrible side effects. Policosanol from Sugar Cane extract is highly effective. ... (14 replies)
... for some, high cholesterol is due to their genetic makeup, and lifestyle changes don't make a big difference for them... ... (27 replies)
... I have worked in cardiology for the past 6 years and did not know that birth control could cause an increase in cholesterol! ... (5 replies)
... Yes, smoking is not good for anything, even cholesterol, and God knows I am going bananas trying to QUIT!! I did it for 10 years and went back, how dumb, now I am on the quit track again. I took some pills my dr. gave me, but holy cow, nasty stomach sickness, so just have to go it cold turkey. ... (5 replies)
... First off your HDL increase is great and the ratio is much improved from your previous test. My personal experience is that a low fat diet did very little for my cholesterol numbers. What did help my numbers was eliminating all grains. My numbers still are not the best but I had good improvements accross the board. ... (34 replies)
... Funny thing about bran. when the doc mentioned it to me I said great! since I really enjoy bran muffins. Then he told me not that kind of bran, but did not explain what kind he meant. Any idea what he was talking about? (19 replies)
... I'm not too fond of oatmeal as a breakfast cereal, but do enjoy oat bran, usually in muffins and biscuits. ... (19 replies)
... I think part of my problem is the fact I am a good cook & I love to cook. Food has always been a big part of my life. I think your advise about changing the way I think about food is great. I wish I were one of those people that eat to live whereas I live to eat! I have printed your food list & I'm definitely going to give it a try. Great advice. I really appreciate it! (23 replies)
... You've asked a very good question and entire books have been written on the subject. I think the first step to be sucessful with a healthy diet it to change your thinking about food. ... (23 replies)
... From what I understand, high Trigs and low HDL seem to go hand in hand, as my husband has the same problem. He is not a drinker, but has type 2 diabetes. Sugar is DEFINITELY a culprit in high Trigs. ... (11 replies)

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