FOODS TO AVOID WHEN FIGHTING TO LOWER HIGH CHOLESTEROL

Your risk for heart disease and other health problems increases if you have high cholesterol. Here  are some foods you should try to avoid if you’re working on lowering your cholesterol levels.

•Canola Oil

•Potato Chips

•Cookies

•Processed Meats

•Alcohol

•Milk

•Refined Grain Products

•Rib Eye Steak

•Fast-Food Burgers

•Deep-Fried Foods

•Candy

•Soft Drinks

•Sugary Cereals.

•Pastries

•Meat-Lovers Pizza

•Diet Soda

•Fruit

Yes, you read that right. Fruit is essential for a healthy diet, but consume too much of it and your ability to lower your triglycerides may be impaired. Fruit contains fructose which is a kind of sugar found in some foods. If you have high triglycerides, you should limit your consumption of fructose to about 50-100 grams per days.

•Fish Canned in Oil

(It is a good idea to buy canned fish that is packed in water.)

•Coconut

(You don’t have to avoid this delicious food, but it’s best to eat it sparingly.

•Pasta

•Syrup

•Muffins

•Microwave Popcorn

•Mac & Cheese

•French Fries

•Cream Cheese

•Ice Cream

•Whipping Cream

•Salad Dressing ( Your best bet? Make your own.)