Cholesterol is present in all tissues of the body. Cholesterol enters the body with products of animal origin. If the level of cholesterol i is higher than normal, it can lead to diseases of vessels, gallstone disease, atherosclerosis. It is better to fight with excess cholesterol with not pills, but a special diet.
To protect your organism from the risk of heart attacks, strokes, atherosclerosis, you need to lower cholesterol. If we get cholesterol from the food, it means that we can excrete excess one with other products.
The principle of proper nutrition is to replace harmful products, which give us cholesterol, with the products that remove excess cholesterol from the body. As a result, our vessels will become healthy and elastic.
The refusal of trans-fats and mayonnaise can help to keep your cholesterol under control. A lot of people feel a great surprise to learn that saturated fats such as coconut oil do not raise cholesterol levels. People are so accustomed to the fact that saturated fats are harmful, that can’t believe the converse facts.
The research conducted a few years ago proved that consumption of coconut oil does not raise blood cholesterol levels.
Medical students in Brazil proved that coconut oil can actually reduce the level of triglycerides.
Even more surprising was the comparative study of soya oil and coconut oil. In the group of women who consumed coconut oil there was higher ratio levels of good HDL cholesterol to bad cholesterol LDL, compared to the second group, consuming soybean oil, which was observed growth of total and bad cholesterol and reducing of good cholesterol.
Olive oil. It contains the largest amount of monounsaturated fats. It improves the functioning of the gallbladder. If you drink olive oil daily on an empty stomach, cholesterol plaques will simply not be stored on the vessels.
Carrots. They cleanse the blood, remove toxins from the body, promote the resorption of blood clots. You should eat 1-2 carrots a day.
Salad. It brings to the body folic acid, helps the development of new cells in the body.
Fish and seafood. Fish should be in the diet constantly. The fatter fish is, the more benefits it will bring.
Constant use of the fish will not allow cholesterol stored on the walls of blood vessels. Fish cannot be expensive.
Even herring contains vitamins A, B, D, fatty acid, omega 3.
Beans. Any legumes delay the absorption and accumulation of fat. Green peas are useful also to give the body more energy.
Citrus. They contain large amounts of vitamins that protect the blood vessels. Grapefruit and lime contain vitamin C, which strengthens the action of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and increases the vascular tone.
Walnuts. They are the most complete source of vitamin E. Vitamin A strengthens the walls of blood vessels. Also walnuts contain phospholipids – substances that reduce cholesterol, which slows the absorption of cholesterol in the digestive tract. You should eat 3-4 walnuts a day.
Onion, garlic. They prevent aging of vessels, cleanse the body of fat. Garlic is used to prevent blood clots. It also lowers blood pressure.