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High Cholesterol
May 4, 2008
... Sasha, I think you're doing everything right. Both your diet and exercise plan seem great to me. I would venture that the green tea, oatmeal, and cinnamon helped lower your LDL. The red wine should help boost your HDL (which is good). The extra fibre is just good - period. Also lower your saturated fats and trans fats, and include more good mono-saturated fats... (3 replies)
... The other thing to watch out for with low HDL and high triglycerides is the onset of metabolic syndrome... ... (3 replies)
... Drinking red wine is yet another option as long as it is consumed within reason. ... (34 replies)

... ars, I have used diet and exercise to keep my numbers acceptable. Despite working hard, my HDL had never risen above 44, my LDL had never been below 109, and my triglycerides had never been below 127. Today's numbers seem unreal to me, and a small part of me wonders if I got someone else's results by mistake. ... (0 replies)
... igh I believe, because I was on a low fat diet, and ate more pasta. I don't do any baked goods at all. So watch your carbohydrates, that should help. A glass of red wine will also help your HDL. ... (14 replies)
... I have high cholesterol, high triglycerides and high blood pressure...yay! ... (9 replies)
... For dinner I'll have a piece of chicken, fish, or ground turkey with brown rice or other starch and any vegetable and salad, with a glass or two of red wine. ... (4 replies)
... Homocysteine is a blood test. Optimal levels should be <6.2. Red wine is a good choice as it contains saponins, but it's the alcohol that's beneficial. Wine - two glasses for men; one glass for women (AHA recommendation) In the USA you can buy fish oil and cinnamon just about anywhere. With fish oil try to find one that is "mercury free". You might have to get that... (10 replies)
... dn't put two and two together and clear that up. "Booze" to me was hard liquor, in particular the sugary ones like rhum. And as NineLives posted, the amount of wine is quite 'small' by typical standards. It works out to 2 or 3 glasses a week. ... (13 replies)
... and drink more red wine. I should mention that my family has a history of cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure. I don't suffer from the latter two. ... (3 replies)
... My mom takes 40 mgs. of lipitor daily, but it has done nothing to raise her hdl cholesterol, which is 35, but it has lowered her ldl to 100. Her triglycerides are 185, the triglycerides used to be in the normal range, but now they are elevated, I don't know what is causing it. ... (1 replies)
... but a glass of red wine a day may actually help your cholesterol levels. ... (16 replies)
... I don't think Hunter meant that good fats increase HDL, he did what I tend to do, that is group the exercise portion with the diet considerations and then mention the increase in HDL. Exercise frequency,level, and duration will have a large impact on your HDL. The good fats will leave HDL alone and lower LDL (monounsaturated fats) or lower both HDL and LDL(polyunsaturated... (13 replies)
New Numbers
Oct 28, 2004
... aily since January. My total cholesterol before I started the lipitor was 191 and HDL was 38 and LDL was 130. My new numbers now are Total 108 HDL 41 LDL 56 Triglycerides 55.. I exerise daily and I watch my diet and drink 2 glasses of red wine every night. Will the wine raise my HDL? ... (8 replies)
... I have 1 drink per day. Usually red wine about 4 0z. Once or twice a week, I'll take a second drink. I drink only with or just before a meal. ... (30 replies)
... no grains and pretty low carbohydrates, with the exception of that wine. I know red wine is supposed to raise one's HDL, but I thought maybe the quanity in which he drank it would have had the opposite effect. ... (5 replies)
... That is the first time in my life that a lipid panel has showed my HDL above 40. I am glad the 30 min of daily running and glass of red wine each night is finally paying off. ... (0 replies)
... I'm no expert but my numbers spiraled down after watching my diet and taking Red Yeast Rice. ... (23 replies)
... wine with dinner. I don't eat much red meat at all, mostly poultry or fish, and I've been increasing my intake of veggies. ... (21 replies)
... Hey mmvic, Your HDL is in the 70's! That is great :) My Doctor has me on a program right now trying To boost my HDL. Currently my HDL is at 42. I have been taking 1,000mg immediate release Niacin and got threw the headaches and flush. Now after one month on 1,000mg my body is used to it. I spoke with my Doctor today and he advised I can take up to 2,000mg immediate... (35 replies)

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