Tips on Managing Your Cholesterol

List: Posted: 12/10/10

In order to remain in good health, you should make sure that your cholesterol is at safe levels.  Otherwise, you may find that you have various health issues later in life, such as heart disease, clogged arteries and more.  Listed below are some tips that can help you maintain your health.


Exercise

One of the best ways that you can have a healthy body is to exercise.  Many activities can help you from remaining sedentary and they provide your body with the ability to burn off  fat, as well as maintain your cholesterol. 


Eat Right

Foods that are saturated with fats will increase your cholesterol levels.  Making the conscientious decision to have a nutritious diet will greatly increase your ability to remain healthy.  Some of the foods that you should concentrate on eating include fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains.  These items will not prevent you from eating well, but they will limit your intake of saturated fats.


Be Proactive

A great way to manage your cholesterol is to be proactive.  You should not wait until you are told that you have a health issue.  Instead, take the time to discuss with your health care physician about your current levels, so that you can reduce the negative effects it may have on your body.  In addition, if your physician provides you with medication to help lower your cholesterol, make sure that you take them as directed.


Eating right, exercising and being proactive will enable you to remain in good health.  By following these tips, you will be able to manage your cholesterol.

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