a cardiologist shares the 5 worst foods
the cholesterol is an essential lipid for the proper functioning of the body. This is why it is important to have good cholesterol (HDL) for good health. However, bad cholesterol (LDL) is harmful and must be regulated. It is considered that the LDL cholesterol level must not exceed 1.6 grams per liter of blood, while the HDL cholesterol level must be greater than 0.35 grams per liter of blood. Total cholesterol must remain below 2 g/l.
You should know that bad cholesterol is conducive to cardiovascular illnesses and particularly to infarction and stroke. Particularly widespread in our Western societies, it is largely due to food. The processed and very high fat foodsthem animal fats and the fried foods will increase LDL.
“Cholesterol is the cause of one in two heart attacks”
Hypercholesterolemia is partly responsible for the occurrence of atherosclerosis, this pathology causing the formation of lipid plaques (atheroma) in the blood. These go to terms clog the arteries and butcher them. It is the first cardiovascular disease in the world. It can be conducive to myocardial infarction.
“In France, cholesterol is the cause of one out of two heart attacks and nearly 20% of the adult population would present a hypercholesterolemia“, recalls the French Federation of Cardiology.
It is considered that the LDL cholesterol level should not exceed 1.6 gram per liter of blood, while the HDL cholesterol level must be higher than 0.35 gram per liter of blood. Total cholesterol must remain below 2g/l.
If you are prone to bad cholesterol, bet on fruits and vegetables, foods rich in omega-3 (olive oil, oily fish, avocado etc…). They are known to regulate it. On the contrary, cheese, fatty meat, fried foods and products or even alcohol should be limited. A American cardiologistDr. Elizabeth Klodas, rightly shared the foods most often implicated in patients affected by bad cholesterol. “I always try to use food first as medicine,” she explains to the American television channel. CNBC. Medisite shares with you in pictures the 5 most culpable foods according to Dr Klodas.
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