Cholestrol Cannot Be Completely Fought With Drugs

By Christian Goodman

Eating too much of food containing fat is the reason for cholesterol. The amount of high content fat food we eat has made us to make frequent trips to our physicists.

High content of cholesterol may lead to blocks in arteries. High cholesterol can lead to various heart disease if unchecked.

Most of the people do not know that the high amount of cholesterol found in our body is produced by our own bodies. Moreover, everyone should understand that the amount of cholesterol produced in our body is a by product of what we eat.

So, while you may take as many conventional drugs as you want and increase the side effects that you face and manage, it is mandatory to eat smart so that you are able to abate the production of cholesterol in the body.

Some foods that are known to be beneficial for patients who suffer from high cholesterol have been detailed by naturopaths to help in reducing this cholesterol epidemic that seems to have become a menace.

1.Pecans are considered to be one of the best foods for cholesterol. In a recent study conducted in New Mexico, it was observed that consuming about cups of sugarless pecans without corn syrup helped reduce LDL cholesterol (commonly known as bad cholesterol) by 10 percent. This was achieved while maintaining all other aspects of the diet as before.

2. Ginger is mostly used in oriental cuisine. It is said to have great nature to reduce the cholesterol. The best aspect of ginger is its ability to reduce bad cholesterol.

However, ginger should not be consumed as ginger cookies. Ginger can be grated and the juice can be extracted and added to tea or meal preparations.

3. The presence of large amount fiber in cassava helps it to reduce cholesterol. It also contains high amount of calcium, fiber, iron, manganese, potassium and vitamin B6

A recent study conducted in Philippines shows that cassava was instrumental in reducing total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol. The food also helped in decreasing the level of triglycerides in the body.

You can learn more about how these foods can help you in the fight against cholesterol from our upcoming cholesterol guide. Barley, oatmeal, wheatgrass, garlic and apples are some of the food that has the capacity to reduce the cholesterol levels in the body.

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