A diet low in cholesterol is one of the surest way to improving not only your cholesterol but your peace of mind as well as many scientific studies have linked low cholesterol diets to depression impulsive behavior such as suicide and violence.
By avoiding foods high in saturated fats you will be able to cut your bad cholesterol by more than half and enjoy foods such as fish, chicken, nuts, fresh vegetables, lean meats and vegetable oils.
You will certainly notice the difference in everything from your weight to your attitude by eating foods like:
- Eating foods high in omega-3 fatty acids like what is in fatty fish and can help you reduce your blood pressure. Fish such as salmon, sardines, albacore, tuna, mackerel, halibut, lake trout and snapper.
- Oatmeal with yoghurt and fresh fruit as oatmeal is considered to be the top cholesterol lowering natural agent out there.
- Replace that oil in your pantry with olive oil and canola oil.
- Visit the fresh herb section of your local market and stock up on fresh basil, oregano, thyme, cilantro and parsley or even better start your own herb garden.
- Nuts of any kind except those which are drenched with salt at the bar and store counter and stay away from those coated in sugar, they must be natural and roasted. Nut types can range from almonds, to walnuts, peanuts, pecan, pine nut and pistachio nut.
With today’s fast foods and the barrage of advertising on TV and availability of them at basically all hours of the day and night it is extremely easy to lose control of your diet and shape as even many fast foods out there that are being advertised as “healthy and natural” are everything but that and actually do more damage to the human body and psyche. Using these simple suggestions should enable you to feel better and gain control of your life as well.