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by leftyqb12
Last updated 9 months ago

Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
Nutrition

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Cholesterol

What is cholesterol?Cholesterol is a compound of the sterol type found in most body tissues, or waxy, fat like subsatance found in the body.

What are the dangers of having high cholesterol ?Dangers of having high cholesterol is heart disease. the mecahnism involving cholesterol in all three diseases in the same plaque build up within arteries decreases blood flow affecting the function of the cells and organs that there blood vessels supply.

How to lower high cholesterol 1.Eat heart healthy foods- Choose healthier fats, eliminate trans fat, each foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, increase soluble fiber,add whey protein2. Exercise most days of the week- 30 min of exercise a day (Ride a bike, swim, play your favorite sport) 3. Quit smoking if you do smoke 4.Lose weight- Loosing as little as 5 to 10 percent of your weight can improve cholesterol levels.


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