I am aged 47, not fatty - lean. But recently I have taken lipid profile and it goes like this Total cholesterol (202), TGL (270), HDL (42), LDL (106), VLDL (54), TC/HDL (4., LDL?HDL (2.5)
I am pure vegetarian, no smoking, no alcoholic, I am apprehensive that I have triglyceride at higher side and also cholesterol. Do I require medicine? Can I decrease the cholesterol level by diet and other natural ways?
Thank you Dr. I can't understand the relation between sweets and cholesterol. OK I am bit fond of sweets, but not towards fried one. I will avoid sweets. Already started medication (Fibrovas) But I felt giddy, muscular pain, as I used to take one tablet at night. So Dr suggested me to take half now. Hope your suggestion - exercise and healthy food habits bring me to normal level. Thanks.
After almost three months, thourgh diet procedures prescribed by specialists of E health forum, even if I have not taken medicines, my new LIPID profiles reads : Total Cholesterol (155), TGL (170), HDL (46), LDL (75), VLDL (34), TC/HDL (3.3) and LDL/HDL (1.6)
Is it OK? Please advice how to increase better cholesterol? In fact I begin to take raw garlic in the morning and also cloves in between. Even though I am pure vegetarian, I started to take SEACOD (cod liver) tablets - twice a daily, since in E health forum I read that they contain some fatty acids which reduce TGL. Probabally this resulted in decreasing the cholesterol level.
apr, There is a strong relationship between consuming sweets and triglyceride levels. excess sugars that fail to burn off circulate in the blood stream as tryglycerides. This is why the doctor said to avoid sweets and increase exercise.
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