Increased cholesterol in body is a symptom of heart artery blockage or heart failure in future.There are two types of cholesterols,HDL and LDL . Both type of cholesterols are not harmful. HDL stands for high density cholesterol and LDL stands for low density cholesterol. One LDL is harmful for body.Normaly a medicne “statin” is prescribed for reduce cholesterol,but it has many side effects like muscle pain,liver damage,rash ,digestive problems.so it is not 100% safe.
You can reduce bad cholesterol in our body with follow some simple natural ways.
Take high fiber diet
Soluble fiber forms a gel in water that helps bind acids and cholesterol in the intestinal tract, preventing their re-absorption into the body.
Taking high fiber diet regularly reduce low density cholesterol in body.So include soya,tofu, oat,carrot like high fiber diet in your food.FDA aprroved oat as cholesterol reducing food.Cabbage,apple,orange are also rich source of fiber. Phytosterols are found in these foods. Phytosterol help us to digest LDL.
Take dry Fruits
Almost all of dry fruits have omega3 fatty acid. Omega3 reduce LDL in body. Apricot ,lin seed ,cashew nut and green vegetables are rich source of omega3 fatty acid .According to the howard school of public health all type of nuts reduce LDL in blood.So take nut and dry fruits in winter season.
Drink more water
drink sufficient amount of water daily.High water level detoxify the body by sweat and by urine.water increase the blood circulation in human body.Best blood circulation also reduce LDL in body.So water take a big role to reduce cholesterol.
Other foods to reduce cholesterol
Fish and beans are also very helpful to reduce low density cholesterol in body.No food is more fiber-rich than beans. And beans are especially high in cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber. Eating a cup of any type of beans a day—particularly black, chickpea, or butter beans—can lower cholesterol by 10% in 6 weeks.