Cholesterol is a natural fat that is produced in humans and animals in the body. It is mainly produced in the human body, but a part of it comes with food. If the body, in particular in the blood, its level is too high, it begins to accumulate in the blood vessels and can clog out of what could end in death. Therefore, it is better to avoid raising cholesterol.
The cholesterol diet is used not only to improve the condition of the blood and blood vessels, but also to lose weight, such a diet can kill two birds with one stone: improve health and become slimmer.
How to lose weight with the cholesterol diet.
Foods that are high in cholesterol are often hard absorbed by the body, contain a lot of fat and protein, and, accordingly, can eventually lead to excess weight. These are mainly products of animal origin - milk, sour cream, butter, cheese, eggs, mayonnaise, fatty pork, lard, fried meat.
Dishes you must refuse:
Scrambled eggs are not just eggs that increase cholesterol, they are eggs fried in oil, with high fat content. In addition to the calories in the fried eggs there is nothing useful, but a lot of cholesterol.
Pork - especially lard and cracklings, will have to give up fat borscht, escalopes and meat in French, pork is fatty meat, so there is a lot of cholesterol in it and the figure and health can be greatly affected.
Sandwiches - yes, it is convenient and fast, and sandwiches are so easy to make for breakfast, but a sandwich with butter, cheese and smoked sausage is fat that sits on the fat and drives, better to eat granola with juice.
Diet cholesterol menu
The cholesterol diet differs not only in that it excludes animal fats, it is based on a large amount of fiber and fresh vegetables.
Instead of meat and milk, you can eat soy products, they remove the excess cholesterol from the body and replace the necessary protein in the body. You can also use boiled chicken fillet, breast without skin, because the skin is almost the fattest part of the chicken. In extreme cases, you can eat low-fat dairy products.
Oatmeal and barley are rich in fiber, porridge is better to cook without milk, you can add honey and nuts from them, it will also have a good effect on your body.
Fish and seafood - in addition to squid will also be useful and less calories, you can replace them with meat.
Sunflower and other vegetable oils - it is better to fill them with salads, side dishes.Special attention should be paid to olive and peanut butter, olive will serve as a dressing, and peanut butter can be replaced with butter in sandwiches.
Apples and fresh vegetables - these foods are high in fiber and lower cholesterol.
Honey and red wine - remove cholesterol from the body, they can even be combined. But do not abuse, otherwise you will have to treat other diseases, so no more than 100ml of wine per day, honey can be practically unlimited in quantities if you are not allergic to it.
So the cholesterol diet can be based on this menu:
Breakfast - oatmeal with honey and almonds and an apple, a peanut butter and jam sandwich, a glass of juice or tea.
Lunch - fish, with a salad of fresh vegetables, dressed with olive oil, fruit, fruit juice or juice.
Tea time - muesli with juice or low-fat yogurt, an apple.
Dinner - boiled chicken fillet with spaghetti and fresh tomato sauce, vegetable salad, some wine, oatmeal cookies, tea.
The menu is exemplary, knowing the main points on which the cholesterol diet relies, you can make your own, based on the needs of your body and heal your body, at the same time getting rid of unwanted pounds.