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The three lifestyle swaps to prevent high cholesterol


Change your diet

You are what you eat, they say, and when it comes to high cholesterol this is true.

If you eat foods high in saturated fat such as cakes and biscuits, meat pies, butter, sausages and fatty cuts of meat, you will raise your cholesterol.

The NHS advises replacing these foods with foods containing saturated fats such as oily fish, nuts, seeds, avocados, vegetable oils and spreads.

You should also try to cut down on trans fats found in meat, milk and dairy foods, as well as artificial trans fats contained in biscuits and cakes.

Stop roasting and frying your food and try to grill, steam, poach, boil, or microwave your meals.

The NHS site states: “Choose lean cuts of meat and go for lower-fat varieties of dairy products and spreads, or eat a smaller amount of full-fat varieties.

“Eating plenty of fibre helps lower your risk of heart disease, and some high-fibre foods can help lower your cholesterol.”

Fill up on at least 30 grams of fibre a day, including wholemeal bread, bran, wholegrain cereals, fruit and vegetables, potatoes, nuts and seeds, and more.

Avoid foods containing cholesterol such as kidneys, eggs and prawns.



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