Low cholesterol diet
Lowering cholesterol through diet
LOW CHOLESTEROL DIET
What is the proper diet for cholesterol?
For people who do not consider to undertake a completely vegetable diet, the following list, based on the Spanish Society of Arteriosclerosis, shows a series of recommendations that should be taken into account when you have high blood cholesterol levels:
|Food suitable and not suitable for cholesterol|
|EAT DAILY (Low cholesterol foods)||EAT WITH MODERATION
- only 3 times a week- (Medium cholesterol foods)
|NOT RECOMMENDED (High cholesterol foods)|
|Only the white||3 maximum each week|
|Chicken and turkey without skin||Lamb, pork, ham, beef, veal or cow (only the lean parts. (Chicken or beef sausages)||Sausages, intestines, pâtés, sausages, hamburgers, bacon, pates, duck|
|Fish and shellfish|
|Blue fish, white fish, canned tuna, clams or oysters||Canned sardines, canned mackerel, shrimps, prawns, mussels, crayfish, salt cod||" Mojama" (= salt-cured tuna), fish fried in not vegetable oil|
|Skimmed milk and skimmed milk derivatives||Fresh cheese or low fat cheese||Whole milk, custard, cream, cheese cream or fatty cheese or cured cheese
|Oil of fat|
|Olive oil||Margarine or seed oils that do not contain hydrogenated fats (trans fatty acids)||Palm oil, coconut oil, lard, butter, margarine, bacon,
|Sauces and spices|
|Garlic and oil sauce, mustard, pepper, vinegar||Sauce bechamel or mayonnaise||Not skimmed milk sauces, animal fat, butter or margarine.
|Vegetables, legumes and fruits|
|In general all are suitable||Olives, avocados, potatoes fried in suitable oil (should be limited in cases of obesity or hypertriglicerids)||Coconut, fritters in saturated vegetable oils,, chips.
|Preferably whole cereals products: biscuits, bread, pasta, flour (in case of obesity you should limit them)||Pasta prepared with seed oil or olive oil, Italian egg pasta (should be limited in cases of obesity or hypertriglicerids)||Muffins, croissants, biscuits or industrial products which contain inappropriate saturated fats.|
|Generally all (sunflower seeds should not be salted)||Peanuts||Salted peanuts, coconut and salted sunflower seeds
|Mineral water, fruit juices, homemade, sugar-free drinks. Infusions (Limit coffee and tea to three servings per day)||Drinks with sugar|
|Honey, sugar, jam. Desserts made with skimmed milk||Sweets, marzipan, nougat, homemade pasta, pudding without egg. Sweets made from seed oils or olive.||Chocolate, not homemade cakes, industrial pies or ice cream or sweets made with whole milk.|
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