How to reduce Bad Cholesterol (LDL) and increase Good Cholesterol (HDL)

Here I have complied one pager on controlling cholesterol. It’s all natural remedy so no side effects.

Things To Do :

  1. Garlic – Eat 1 clove of raw Garlic in the morning with a glass of water
  2. Tulsi – Eat 5-6 fresh Tulsi leaves everyday morning with a glass of water
  3. Almond – Eat  four to six almonds everyday. You may add the almonds with your oatmeal.
  4. Groundnuts – They lower the bad cholesterol LDL.Its oil is cholesterol free.
  5. Bottle gourd Juice – Make bottle gourd juice in the mixy. Drink 1 cup of juice before breakfast. You can also mix cucumber juice with the bottle gourd juice
  6. Arjuna Bark Powder ( Terminalia Arjuna) – Grind the chal in the mixy. Add 1 tsp of bark in oatmeal with low fat milk while having breakfast.
  7. Oatmeal – Eat a bowl of oatmeal with low fat milk in the breakfast
  8. Methi Leaves- It is a healthy and tasty saag. Fry and eat it once in a week
  9. Red Wine – A peg of red wine is really good for your heart health.
  10. Cucumber – Cucumber is good for detoxing. Make a juice of cucumber with lauki . Just have it every day and feel fresh.
  11. Olive Oil – Use extra virgin olive oil for cooking.
  12. Dark Chocolate – It lowers high blood pressure.  Dark chocolate has also reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol) . It is also good for heart.
  13. Apple, Oranges, Grapes and Tomatoes – These fruits contain very little fat. They are full of nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants.
  14. Citrus, Vitamin C – Vitamin C can protect LDL cholesterol from oxidation and can also block the formation of nitrosamines, cancer causing chemicals.
  15. Spinach – Spinach contains substantial amount of a substance called lutein. So make a curry of spinach.
  16. Omega 3 Fatty Acid – It is essential to human health. Omega-3 fatty acids can be found in fish, such as salmon, tuna, halibut and in flax seed and walnuts as well. Omega 3 fatty acids may help lower triglycerides and increase HDL cholesterol (the good cholesterol).
  17. Sea Fish , Salmon , Mackerel Fish / Fish Oil (Cod Liver Oil) –Fatty fish typically are cold-water fish. You have many good choices when it comes to fatty fish.
  18. Sunflower seed- It contains useful chemicals like linoleic acid. This acid helps in decreasing the level of cholesterol
  19. Flax seed- Flax seed and cholesterol relationship is possibly due to its fiber and omega-3 fatty acid content, which lower levels of total cholesterol and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol.
  20. Raw onion-It helps in blood purification, helps in blood circulation, regulate proper functioning of heart.
  21. Coriander – You can also drink coriander in water everyday. It will help in the reduction of cholesterol in the body. This regime must be continued for about a month.
  22. Soybean – Soybean protein lowers blood pressure. So make it mandatory in your weekly meals
  23. Exercise – It is a bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health. Everyday for about 10 mins do Ramdev Pranayamas (Kapal Bhati, Anulom Vilom , Bhramri Pranayam ). See all Pranayamas here.

Things To Avoid :

  1. Avoid Butter and Ghee
  2. Avoid too much Alcohol
  3. Avoid Cashew Nuts
  4. Avoid Soft Drinks
  5. Avoid Cigarette
  6. Reduce Sweets intake
  7. Avoid Prawn / Shrimp as it contains high level of fat
  8. Avoid Milk Chocolate
  9. Avoid too much Coffee / Caffeine
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3 Responses to How to reduce Bad Cholesterol (LDL) and increase Good Cholesterol (HDL)

  1. Mira says:

    In a lipid profile, the normal levels:

    LDL 50 mg/dl

    Triglycerides <150 mg/dl

    total cholesterol < 150 mg/dl

  2. Habits are delimited to food that you soak up and the actions that you have everyday. These are main components that affect your health. If you’re fond of eating meat which might be filled with fats, processed foods like sausages and ham, French fries, and different food containing saturated fats, then you’ll positively endanger your well being by doubling-up the copy of LDL in your body. The meals that we eat triggers the liver to provide more cholesterol.

  3. pradeep says:

    Excellent informantion in short and will be very useful.

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