FOODS THAT REDUCE CHOLESTEROL.

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Cholesterol is an essential molecule that is required by the body as it is used for forming cell membrane. Though its importance, having to much of it can be a great danger to our bodies  and can render diseases like hypertension and atherosclerosis which confer many harm and cause the body to function in an unethical manner.

However, there are many measures one can take to prevent and reduce high cholesterol level and one such measure is consuming potent foods.

Down below is Four foods that implement this;

Cabbagecabbage

Both green and purple cabbages are ideal foods for conveying the reduction of high cholesterol. They contain vitamin A, the minerals, calcium, sulfur, phosphorus and potassium in medium portions. Vitamin A and sulfur which it contains simulate the liver, activating detoxification which has an effect on metabolism -increasing its rate. This results in reducing cholesterol level.

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These little energy boosting nuts are rich in protein and b complex vitamins, aiding in the stimulation of the thyroid gland in the secretion of the hormones thyroxine which is used to synthesis protein and  to increase metabolism rate.

By relative amount of thyroxine  (ideal amount) in the blood, metabolic reactions that are taking place their rate is increased and by this increased rate fat is quickly burned up or used up in the reaction.

Oatmeal

oats

A grain that renders many benefits to the body; aiding in weight loss, growth and development, and boosting cognitive skills. Whilst the mass benefits it gives to the body, it also contributes in the declining of fat.

Fats are used up or diminished  by the stimulation that oats give, to the liver and thyroid gland.

Legumes -All kinds

Cholesterol is created by the liver and is broken down by the action of both liver and enzymes.

Legumes are also rich in plant based protein and many minerals and vitamins in profuse amount, specifically B complex vitamins. And its abundance of protein rich nutrient, enzymes  are created to help metabolize fat and the b complex vitamins aid also promoting the reduction of cholesterol in the body.

Other options

Exercise and drinking plenty of water, eating fruits and vegetables, anti-cholesterol medication  can be taken-note some drugs may have bad side effect; inform your doctor when you decide to take. And avoid eating foods that are rich in fat, sugars and cholesterol -PREVENT THEM!

 

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