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What is Cholesterol?

  By posted Feb 19th 2013
Healthy Living

What is Cholesterol?


Ways of Lowering Cholesterol: How to lower cholesterol


Dr. Arvind Agarwal, Senior Consultant with Internal Medicine from Delhi based Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute states some important points to lower cholesterol, “A diet rich in fibre consisting of oats and salads is generally recommended for patients with high cholesterol. Also, people suffering from cholesterol should avoid taking foods rich in fats and carbohydrates.


A high protein diet that includes pulses, eggs etc. is also good for such patients. A person having high cholesterol should engage in aerobic exercises for 30 minutes daily. Activities like cycling and running are also said to reduce cholesterol.



  • Quit smoking

  • Exercise

  • Take medication as prescribed by your doctor 


 

 

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