Cholesterol-friendly eating on holiday

8 Simple Tips For Cholesterol-Friendly Eating On Holiday

One of the best things about holidays is trying new foods, so I generally don’t worry too much about sticking to a low cholesterol diet when I’m away. You only live once after-all! But there are still lots of simple ways to fit cholesterol-friendly foods into your holiday eating, without missing out on all the good stuff:-
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Eating less saturated fat to help lower cholesterol

How To Increase Your Good Cholesterol (HDL)

A lot of cholesterol diet advice focuses on reducing bad cholesterol (LDL), however it’s also hugely beneficial to raise your levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol – the “good” cholesterol. Experts believe HDL acts as a scavenger, carrying bad cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver, where it is broken down and passed from the body.

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Cholesterol friendly breakfasts

10 Simple Ways To Make Your Lunches More Cholesterol Friendly

When I started my cholesterol-lowering mission, I decided against transforming my diet completely because I reckon if you change too much, then it’s probably not going to be sustainable.

I’ve seen friends go on diets where they’ve basically replaced everything they normally eat with completely different foods that they would never normally choose to eat. Read More »

How to lower cholesterol

Getting Into The Swing Of Things With My Low Cholesterol ‘Diet’

It has now been three months since I found out I had high cholesterol. After making some fairly easy changes to my diet, I reduced my cholesterol to an acceptable level, but I couldn’t end it there. Unlike a lot of diets, this is one I can’t ever give up! I have to maintain this for the rest of my life, otherwise I could risk developing heart disease.

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