Cholesterol is a fat in the blood that can cause hardening of the arteries if levels are too high. Hardening of the arteries increases the risk of blood clots and heart attacks and is therefore a potential lethal condition. In other words – it is important to lower the cholesterol level if it is too high.
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You can affect the amount of cholesterol in your blood through your diet. Food with high content of saturated fat can raise your cholesterol level. You find saturated fat among others in fatty milk products, cheese, cake, ice cream, pizza, chips, French fries, burgers, salami, coconut, liver pate, many ready meals and fatty meat. If you eat a lot of these foods you are at risk of high cholesterol levels. Smoking, alcohol and too little exercise also have a negative influence on cholesterol levels.
If you lower your cholesterol level you have a better chance of avoiding hardened arteries and blood clots. You can do something about it if your cholesterol level is elevated – and it is important that you do.
You can change your lifestyle and here are 5 good advices on how to fight high cholesterol levels:
You cannot feel whether you have too much cholesterol in your blood. If you are not sure, or you have a lifestyle that increases the risk, talk to your doctore.