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What are the risks associated with high cholesterol?

Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, is caused by LDL cholesterol attaching itself to the artery walls. This in turn can lead to coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular problems due to clogged arteries.

Is it true that bad cholesterol can be hereditary?

Yes. Cholesterol problems are determined by genetics. Some families are in luck to have good cholesterol levels despite diet and exercise. While others, such as myself, have to watch their diets to prevent from raising levels even higher. Stress can also raise levels due to poor eating habits.

What are good cholesterol levels?

HDL (Above 40)
LDL (Below 100)
Triglycerides (Below 150)
Total (Below 160)

So how can i get my cholesterol down?

You don't have to be overweight to have high cholesterol. I'm a 6'3 male, 26 years old, and was weighing 205 pounds when my doctor put me on a diet in an attempt to get my cholesterol down without the needs of medication. When I went for blood work the first time, my total cholesterol was a 216. My HDL level was 55. My LDL level, a 128, and my triglycerides was 164. They told me that I could be diabetic if I didn't change my eating habits. That was all the motivation I needed to put a plan into action. They told me to I had 3 months and they would check it again. My doctor told me to do the following:
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Flavor your oatmeal with a little cinnamon or nutmeg, and add a handful of raisins or other dried fruit to the pot if you wish. You may also add fresh fruit - up to one cup of the fruit of your choice - but eat the fruit with the oatmeal, not alone as a snack. If you like milk on your oatmeal, use skim milk, nonfat yogurt, or a low-fat soy milk or other vegetarian milk. Do not drink it as a beverage; this is for your oatmeal only.

Note: If you cannot eat oatmeal for some reason, substitute brown rice or another whole grain, flavored and served the same way as oatmeal. Look for brown rice with at least 3 grams of fiber. Or try Kashi Breakfast Pilaf, a mixture of whole grains that is widely available and delicious.

Beverages: For breakfast, lunch, dinner, and anytime in between, beverages must contain NO calories. Use water (plain, flavored, or bubbly; tap water is fine), tea, or any other calorie-free drink you like.