There are healthy ways to lower cholesterol without meds.
If your physician diagnosed you with high cholesterol, then changing your diet and lifestyle are a couple of ways to go about lowering your cholesterol level to prevent heart disease.
Your doctor may have prescribed medication for you to bring your cholesterol level down; however, you still need to become more active and change your diet to improve your cardiovascular well-being.
A list of ways to lower your cholesterol without meds
You may be an individual who has reasons why you don’t want to take medication. There are still healthy alternatives to lowering your cholesterol level.
A small amount of cholesterol is necessary for our bodies to function properly. However, too much cholesterol and saturated fat in our diet can raise levels of LDL cholesterol which causes plaque to build up in arteries, the precursor to heart disease.
In order to remove “bad” LDL from our blood, we need to raise our HDL cholesterol level. Our diet is one way in helping to raise our HDL level.
View the list of healthy habits
Take a few moments and view the list of healthy habits to improve your lifestyle and physical condition. Be sure to share them with family members and friends—they may benefit from these simple choices for better health.