Heart Disease is the result of High Cholesterol that Leads to Stroke and Heart Attacks

Too much cholesterol can be detrimental to your health by promoting fatty plaque deposits in blood vessels, known as atherosclerosis, increasing your risk of cardiovascular disease yet Cholesterol is a type of fat that is vital for life.

Cholesterol is a building block for metabolic functions processes in the body including making hormones, supporting cell structure and making bile


Cholesterol levels need to be checked frequently to ensure they are at appropriate levels

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Cholesterol >>> The Good and the Bad!
High density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol.
HDL is the ‘good’ form of cholesterol while LDL is the ‘bad’ form of cholesterol. If the ratio of HDL: LDL is out of balance (i.e. not enough HDL, too much LDL), the risk of heart disease increases…



Five Simple Steps to Lowering Cholesterol

Diet and lifestyle changes must form the foundation of any cholesterol lowering plan:
1.   Follow a Cholesterol lowering eating plan. dietary changes to improve your cardiovascular health include:
      a)   Eliminate trans fats found in fast foods, fried foods and baked goods. Trans fats increase your risk of developing heart

            disease with bad’ cholesterol which cause weight gain and increase your cholesterol. Reduce your fat intake by

            consuming good fats such as eating fish, lean meats, nuts and seeds.
      b)   People on the Mediterranean diet have the lowest rates of cardiovascular disease in the world. The Mediterranean diet

             is rich in fresh fish, whole grains, fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and garlic.  
      c)   Reduce your sugar intake! Soft drinks, fruit juices and processed foods contain ‘hidden sugars’. When there is an

            over-supply of sugar - the body converts this to fat and negatively affects cholesterol balance.

2.   Lose weight it’s an essential part of reducing your cholesterol levels and general well-being for you health.
3.   Exercise daily as physical activity is vital for cardiovascular health, cholesterol levels and weight maintenance.
4.   Adopt a healthy lifestyle that addresses stress, alcohol and smoking factors that increase cardiovascular disease

5.   Supportive supplements as well as diet and lifestyle changes form the basis to great health! Real Therapies clinic have

      Natural Herbal supplements to help prevent and/or treat high cholesterol levels.


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Improve your health now! Take the simple dietary and lifestyle steps outlined here, along with appropriate supplementation and add years to your life.


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