7 Effective Ways To Lower Cholesterol Naturally

: May 5, 2015
Natural ways to lower cholesterol

Cholesterol means presence of fat (lipid) in your blood. Cholesterol is made by our body as it needs it for proper functioning of our body.
Daily food also may contribute to the cholesterol. People suffer from atherosclerosis due to cholesterol. It means that the arteries carrying blood to body are narrowed or blocked. This will make the blood harder to flow.
The plaque deposited in arteries will make them hard. This will cause inflammation in your chest. It will also result in blood clot age. The result of all these things is nothing but the risk of heart attack.
When density of lipoprotein is high then it is called as HDL means High Density Lipoprotein. Whereas when the density if lipoproteins is low it is called as LDL that means Low Density Lipoprotein.
LDL is considered has the ability to harm your body, especially the heart so is called as “bad” cholesterol. While HDL does not cause any harm and is called “good” cholesterol

Following are the ways by which you can lower your cholesterol:

1: Oats

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A very rich source of fiber is oats. They comprise beta glucan. The beta glucan is a soluble variety fiber and holds the capacity to control cholesterol that circulates in the blood. This facility excretes the cholesterol from your body. Thus by consuming oats regularly will control your cholesterol levels.

Remedy: Eating soluble fiber about five grams a day will lower down the ‘bad’ cholesterol levels by 5 percent. The best part about oats is they can be added in Indian dishes if you if you hate them as a porridge. While preparing pongal or dosa use oats as a substitute for a small amount of rice. This will make the food that you eat filling and good to reduce level of cholesterol.

2: Garlic:

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Garlic is rich store of sulphur. It also contain antioxidants. Garlic plays a vital role in regularizing the level of cholesterol. It not only reduces level of bad cholesterol boost up the level of ‘good’ cholesterol.
Remedy: Add a freshly peeled and finely chopped raw garlic in your salad or sandwich. They can be used to add flavor and garnish the soups. Adding garlic to dal will add taste to it that is healthy as well.

3. Soybean oil and corn oil:

Plant oils contains sterols or phytosterols. They refrain your body from absorbing the cholesterol naturally occurring in the foods. These compounds benefit by controlling cholesterol level. It is an effects of statin drugs. Generally they combat high cholesterol levels.
Remedy: Several vegetables, grains, seeds and fruits comprises of sterols and stanols. When you add then in your diet they will reduce LDL cholesterol.

4. Brown Rice:

Brown rice
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Rice that has completely processed; whose only outermost husk is being removed is called brown rice. Brown rice has the bran intact that is present at lower level. This makes brown rice in fiber and other vital vitamins and minerals but also in fiber.
Remedy: To add up brown rice in your daily diet will reduce the cholesterol in your body. Do stop eating the white rice. The bran in brown rice will prove very useful in controlling cholesterol.

5. Turmeric:

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The excellent wound healing property of turmeric makes it used very frequently. Turmeric protects the heart. The levels of LDL cholesterol is lowered with help of turmeric. Turmeric restricts the plaque build-up in the arteries.
 Remedy: Daily add a little of turmeric powder to food preparations. Thus eating such vegetables will give you a powerful herb dose.

6. Brinjal:

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Chlorogenic acid is a potential antioxidant present in brinjal. Thus it potential to counteract the increased level of LDL cholesterol. So eat brinjal and fight back high cholesterol.
Remedy: Eat brinjal in your meals a week.

7. Green Tea:

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The content named epigallocatechingallate in green tea makes it value able than the black tea. The substance epigallocatechingallate fight back high levels of LDL. It is a strong antioxidant..
Remedy: Daily twice drinking of green tea will low down your cholesterol levels.

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