(Dr. Andrew Weil) For people battling high cholesterol, choosing meals wisely can be a challenge, but it is essential.
Life presents unhealthy temptations. But simple dietary modifications can help you eliminate those unhealthy choices:
- Reduce sugar and flour.
- Avoid trans-fat.
- Use fresh garlic regularly in your meals.
- Drink green tea daily.
- Eat plenty of soluble fiber.
In addition, relax. Studies connect stress, both physical and emotional, to elevated cholesterol levels. We talk about relaxation a lot, but rarely do we think of it as a way to lower cholesterol. Read the full story at drweil.com.