Cholesterol is a main ingredient in the digestive juice bile. Cholesterol can be found in sex hormones too. It is necessary for the body. It aids in transportation of fat, protects body, keeps red blood cells healthy etc.
Lipoproteins are protein substances made of cholesterol. LDL stands for low density lipoprotein which is bad cholesterol and HDL is actually high-density lipoprotein which is good cholesterol. Bad cholesterol clogs arteries and thus harms health while good cholesterol removes bad one from the blood and thus improves health.
If your LDL cholesterol is high you have greater chances to suffer from cardiovascular diseases such as strokes, coronary artery disease, and heart attack and so on. People who have high blood pressure, who are obese or suffer from diabetes usually have high LDL cholesterol.
Improper diet such as eating junk food, hamburgers, chips etc drinking sodas, too much coffee and alcohol, smoking and not enough of physical exercise all lead to high cholesterol levels. If you suffer from high levels of bad cholesterol you should increase the intake of water. You need 8-10 glasses of water every day to help your kidneys eliminate cholesterol from blood.
Onion juice is very good home remedy for lowering bad cholesterol. It serves as body’s tonic and helps bowels in digesting food. It is beneficial on heart. You can apply mudpack to your stomach to detoxify your liver and improve digestion. By doing so, you help getting rid of bad cholesterol.
Oat bran showed useful in lowering cholesterol. Steam baths will relax you and detoxify you. However if you have high blood pressure they are not safe for you. Cold hipbaths are also very useful. Ten minutes twice daily is enough to improve cholesterol situation.
Drinking coriander water will help your kidneys eliminate cholesterol. You can boil two tablespoons of coriander seeds in a glass of water, leave it to chill and consume it in the morning, afternoon and evening.
Soy products should be added to your daily diet to regulate cholesterol. Soy milk can serve as a substitute for whole milk. Soy products such as tofu can be eaten instead of cheese, meat, eggs and other types of food that are rich in cholesterol.
Sunflower seeds can be your daily snack that can help you deal with bad cholesterol. Eat plenty of nuts, oatmeal, cereals, fruit, vegetables etc. Fibers are very important for your bowels. Proper digestion will keep your body healthy and nourished. Consume food that is rich in vitamin B6, chorine and instill such as wheat germ and yeasts.
Lecithin is effective on regulating cholesterol in blood. Flaxseed oil as well as other healthy oils is beneficial too. You can prepare a potion from 10 pieces of cinnamon sticks, water and honey and drink it to lower down LDL cholesterol. Googol (Indian bdellium) is beneficial too. You can use supplements that contain it. Proper diet and exercising will surely help you. Spend much time outdoors walking, cycling and jogging. You can relax your body practicing yoga.