If you or a loved one experience difficulties due to wound management issues, the following information may be helpful to you:
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Your Doctor Says You Have to Lower Your Cholesterol
What is cholesterol and why is it a problem?
Some cholesterol is necessary for your body to function properly. Too much, especially when transported by low density lipoproteins, raises your risk of developing atherosclerosis. In atherosclerosis, the blood vessels become narrow as fatty deposits stick to the lining of the vessels. Atherosclerosis can lead to heart disease, stroke and other circulatory problems.
Dietary fats come in three types.
Which foods are high in cholesterol?
So, which foods are low in cholesterol?
Increased protein intake may speed wound healing. How can that be accomplished while maintaining healthy cholesterol levels?
You can add the following foods to your diet to increase protein intake without raising your cholesterol:
How can I alter my current diet and sill keep my cholesterol down?
1. Milk and milk products
4. Fruits and vegetables