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  • Low Cholesterol Diet Plan

    Contents of Low Cholesterol Diet Ann Cholesterol-Lowering Diet provides the following daily average values for calories, fat and cholesterol. Calories – 1200 per day Total Fat – 22 grams per day (17% of calories) Saturated Fat – 4 grams per day (3% of calories) Dietary Cholesterol – 120mg per day. Every meal in the diet

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  • Raised Cholesterol – Symptoms

    High Cholesterol Levels Symptoms And Health Risks There are few if any visible symptoms of raised cholesterol levels in the bloodstream (hypercholesterolemia), although in some patients with genetically inherited high cholesterol (familial hypercholesterolemia), it is possible to see deposits of cholesterol in the skin, eyelids (xanthelasma palpabrum), cornea (arcus senilis) and tendons (xanthoma). Technically, hypercholesterolemia

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  • Guide To Obesity, Cholesterol And Heart Disease

    Obesity, a disease of excess fat tissue in the body (BMI > 30), is now recognized as a major risk factor for atherosclerotic coronary heart disease, which can cause heart attacks. Medical research into lipids and cardiovascular disease has identified some of the reasons for this higher risk but many of the factors linking obesity

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  • Cholesterol Treatment Guide

    How Is High Cholesterol Treated? Introduction Medical treatment for high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) typically varies according to cholesterol count, age of patient, the presence of secondary disease (eg. atherosclerosis), and the presence of additional risk factors such as family history (eg. familial hypercholesterolemia or family cardiovascular disease). In general, treatment with cholesterol-lowering drugs is required when

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  • Guide To Trans Fats (Cholesterol & Heart Disease)

    Trans Fatty Acids Trans fats have been linked to raised blood cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) and heart disease. According to the latest Dietary Guidelines, consumers are warned to reduce their intake of foods high in this type of fat. How And Why Are Trans Fats Produced? Trans fats (or trans-fatty-acids) are produced when liquid vegetable oils undergo

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  • Diet To Reduce High Cholesterol

    Diet For High Cholesterol If you have elevated levels of fats in the blood (hyperlipemia) – eg. if you suffer from raised cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) (in the upper range 200-239 mg/dL) or high triglycerides (hypertriglyceridemia) (> 200 mg/dL) – your doctor will almost certainly advise you to follow a specific diet plan designed to lower your

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