One of the biggest concerns of the society is their health. high cholesterol levels, According to experts, plasma concentrations greater than 250 mg/dl are cause for alarm.
Inadequate diet is a determining factor in hypercholesterolemia among populations. As the Spanish Heart Foundation reports, there are many people who include too many animal fats, saturated fats and alcohol in their diet.
However, there are other factors that lead to an increase in cholesterol in the body, such as liver disease endocrine and renal pathology, with the simultaneous administration of certain drugs and a genetic predisposition to hypercholesterolemia.
Among the solutions, we should focus mainly on changing habits: eating healthy, reducing alcohol consumption, quitting smoking, avoiding excess weight, and doing physical exercise.
certain foods should be avoided
However, the issue of food is essential. For this reason diet should be based on food fruits and vegetables, five servings a day; vegetables; whole grains (bread, pasta, rice); legumes (three servings a week); Oily fish (at least three servings a week (tuna, sardines, anchovies, salmon); nuts (walnuts, almonds) and virgin olive oil.
Similarly, the portal states that foods high in fat should be avoided. For example, replace butter with olive oil and fatty meats with low-fat lean meats, such as rabbit or skinless chicken.
As for sausages, egg yolks, and commercial fried foods, you should avoid them.