How to Prevent Cholesterol Spots Through Diet

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Eye xanthomas or often called cholesterol spots are raised yellowish deposits that usually reside on the eyelids. These bumps are commonly caused by uncontrolled numbers of high cholesterol or the individual that has this may have inherited a gene from his parents known as familial hypercholesterolemia.

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If your family have a history of high triglycerides and lipid count and you are clearly having problems in controlling your numbers, several easy interventions which can be done to help you manage cholesterol and prevent yourself from seeing spots sprouting under your eyes.

Dietary Changes

Making modifications to your everyday food consumption can definitely make a difference. If you want to keep the cholesterol count under normal levels, you need to follow a healthy diet plan by increasing your fiber intake and abstaining from fatty junk foods.

– Fresh fruits and vegetables are a good supply of fiber. It’s inexpensive, can be planted or cultured on your own backyard and they are also known to have antioxidant properties that wards of toxins in our body. Overall, eating veggies and fruits will not only give you the nutrients and fiber you may need, your heart will likely thank you for boosting your HDL or known as the good cholesterol.

– Incorporate more fish inside your weekly meal plan. Water cold fish including mackerel, sardines, tuna and herring is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids that happen to be good for the heart. Eating for approximately 6-8 servings of fish weekly can significantly lessen your LDL count and lift your good cholesterol.

– Thanks to Mediterranean cuisine, we can easily savour, spice up and get our food by using olive oil. Olive oil brings a great deal of health benefits. It reduces your likelihood of having cardiovascular diseases, reduces hypertension and slows down aging just to name a few. So apply essential olive oil generously on your dish.

– Eating grain especially brans, oats, and cereals is considered to reduce your risk of a heart problems. Oats and other soluble fiber-enriched foods decrease the absorption of cholesterol inside the bloodstream. Eating a minimum of 6 grams of fiber every day can create a significant drop on the LDL count.

– Go nuts with nuts due to its capacity to lower your risk of heart disease. Macadamia, walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts will also be a good source of omega-3 fatty acids that helps lower triglyceride levels.

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