Are you worried about your cholesterol?
You’ve every reason to worry, because high cholesterol is a risk factor for serious and potentially fatal diseases. But before you get a cardiovascular disease like atherosclerosis or an acute heart attack, your body gives you some signals that may indicate high cholesterol.
Before you start the video, tell me: what’re your cholesterol levels? When was the last time you’d a blood test?
In today’s video, you’ll learn about 5 fruits that can lower high cholesterol. Plus, they’re cheap and easy to find…
Stay until the end of the video, because we’ll show you some signs to look out for if you’re worried about high cholesterol.
Avocados are among the best fruits for high cholesterol because they’re a rich source of antioxidants and monounsaturated fats that keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of stroke. Therefore, they’re highly recommended for patients with high blood pressure. Besides, this fruit can also regulate LDL and HDL cholesterol levels, as well as triglycerides in the blood.
Citrus fruits in general, such as oranges, lemons and grapefruits, are great fruits for high cholesterol and also help reduce the symptoms of high blood pressure, which can delay the onset of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). They can also reduce the risk of stroke in women.
From maintaining healthy skin to good digestion, there are many reasons why apples are a great health food, including the fact that they can help control your cholesterol levels. Apples also protect your heart muscles and blood vessels.
Papaya is a high-fiber fruit that helps control blood pressure and regulate levels of “bad” (LDL) cholesterol in the blood. That’s why it’s considered one of the best fruits for lowering cholesterol.
Watermelon is a great ally for the heart and against bad cholesterol, plus it’s fresh and delicious. The summer fruit par excellence is a valuable natural helper against heart disease, because it allows you to lower the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) and keep your weight under control.
Unfortunately, the symptoms of high cholesterol don’t show up until damage has already been done. When certain arteries become clogged with cholesterol, the parts of the body connected to them may feel pain. For example, if the arteries in the legs are clogged, it can cause pain when walking.
These are the 10 signs of high cholesterol that you shouldn’t ignore:
- inflammation and numbness in the extremities
- Bad breath
- Feeling heavy and indigestibility
- Nausea and headaches
- Eye problems
- Chest pain
- Weakness and fatigue
- Skin problems
- Food intolerances
If you’ve several of these symptoms, it’s important to see a doctor and check your blood cholesterol levels.
So, did you like today’s tip? Did you learn something new? Tell me about it in the comments. Also, share this information with your loved ones. I wish you good health!