Cholesterol LDL Diet

Feb 14, 12:56 pm

There are two types of cholesterol: HDL and LDL it has now got around: cholesterol is not necessarily a bad thing. On the contrary, the body needs cholesterol to carry excess fat on the blood vessels. Cholesterol is transported in two different connections, consisting of lipoproteins. What goes in the body, is a protein layer transported in short called low-density lipoprotein, LDL. What comes out, will be transported in a protein shell called high density lipoprotein (HDL). The essential difference: The LDL is deposited on the walls of the blood vessels and causes such injuries such as arteriosclerosis, which in turn can lead to heart attacks and strokes. HDL, which removed the fats, however, protects against just these deposits. So forget cholesterol in any diet, because otherwise "good" HDL cholesterol is the body missing.

It is only important that the 'evil' Cholesterol LDL only in small quantities are allowed to prevent harmful deposits. How high should the cholesterol be? The cholesterol of a healthy person should be approximately 140 grams. The body itself produces the biggest part of it, so about the food actually very little cholesterol must be carried to him. Because people often take much too much cholesterol about greasy food, the values are often well over 200 grams. Be reached such values, a change of diet to a healthy, low-fat diet is as important as exercise. Doctors prescribe in addition commonly known as statins, CSE inhibitors that inhibit the body's production of cholesterol. The statins, which are administered in the form of drugs like atorvastatin, thereby concretely affect LDL "bad" cholesterol and remove it from the bloodstream. According to studies, the LDL values using can of Statins on average by up to 55 percent effectively be reduced and prevent as heart attacks.

Atorvastatin belongs to the to the commonly prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs and shows a rapid, effective action. Medications alone enough not taking cholesterol-lowering drugs can be alone but no permanent solution. More important is the change of diet and a healthier lifestyle with more movement. Only in this way, the risks can be reduced permanently. Physician explain like in the diagnosis, what foods in the diet would be deleted and which are particularly healthy. Especially on fat - and sugar-rich foods should be avoided if possible. Also gentle exercise such as swimming, walking or yoga can contribute much to a healthy lifestyle. Eggs may be enjoyed by the way, still, of course in mass.
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