Dieting with Obstacles - Cholesterol and Triglycerides

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01-21-2013, 12:39 PM
So my cholesterol and triglycerides are are border line bad 202 Cholesterol 69 HDL 100 LDL and the Triglycerides are 169. This pretty much sums up my current diet, I've done some research, but I was looking to confirm some actions:


2 eggs
bacon, sausage, or ham
toast and jelly or cereal


sandwich oroweat breads (pork or chicken)
cheese colby jack or swiss mostly
carrots or a pickle
pretzels or kettle potato chips

Dinner: varies a lot

pork, beef, deer, or chicken
pasta or potatoes
peas, spinach, carrots or green beans.

01-30-2013, 11:24 AM
Cookies???? Are you mad?

02-28-2013, 09:06 AM
Lose Weight... Exercise... and Restrict Carbs...

02-28-2013, 10:59 AM
All I know is that our bodies quit producing cholesterol when we eat it, so we don't really have to worry about cholesterol in the foods we eat. Along with that, the latest research shows that it's actually body inflammation, due to excess sugars, that causes heart disease and 'hardening' of the arteries, so the best recommendations now are to eat natural foods, extremely limiting any kind of processed foods and added sugars, including hfcs. Personally, my family doesn't worry at all about those 'cholesterol' numbers, as they're very misleading.