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Too Much Fat in Your Blood?

Cholesterol is fat that travels around in the body that helps it to produce cell membranes, vitamin D, and many hormones.


People don't think much about it until the doc says "Your cholesterol is high."


The American way is to eat whatever you want whenever you want and without self-discipline but this is an unhealthy lifestyle.


Eating is a part of life.


We can't stop doing it, but because your cholesterol affects your heart you don't want to wait until it's high to try to control it.


The healthiest and most productive way to lower your cholesterol and your weight is through intermittent fasting (going without food for a period of time), eating healthily, and exercising.


The problem is many people don't know what it means to eat healthily.


We are raised in a world where simple carbs (the bad carbs) are plentiful and are perceived as a "normal" diet.


We fail to realize that what is perceived as normal is also unhealthy.


GOOD CARBS VS BAD CARBS


Simple carbs are the BAD kind.


They raise your cholesterol, cause weight gain, and can even cause other health issues like inflammation, heart disease, or diabetes.


Things that raise cholesterol are:

  • Overeating sugar (use alternatives such as monk fruit or stevia instead)

  • Fast foods (train yourself to stop eating out)

  • Most processed foods such as pre-packaged goods, boxed or canned goods (they fill these with chemicals & unhealthy ingredients)

  • Red meat is any meat that has a red color such as ground beef or lamb but also includes hot dogs, bacon, sausage, or most processed meats (opt for salmon, cod, fresh tuna not canned, sardines, tofu, soy unless you have high estrogen, and skinless poultry)

  • dairy like whole milk, creams, butter

  • Coconut oil, vegetable oil, & other oils that contain saturated fat (opt for olive, grapeseed, or avocado oil instead. You can also cook meat in oil sprays, beef or chicken stock, applesauce, or red wine to keep from using oils.)

  • Junk foods such as fried & breaded foods, ice cream, bagels, cream cheese, & potato chips



HDL, LDL & triglycerides make up your total cholesterol (the fat that travels in your blood).


HDL (the GOOD cholesterol) lowers & removes LDL (the BAD cholesterol).


WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE HIGH CHOLESTEROL 👇


The key is to EAT foods that raise HDL and to STOP EATING foods that raise LDL.


Foods that raise HDL (good cholesterol) include foods that are high in fiber or good dietary fats such as:

  • Olive, grapeseed, or avocado oil (use these instead of other oils to cook with)

  • Whole Grains such as oats, bran, brown rice or quinoa, and most fiber-filled grains (instead of white bread choose whole grains such as seed bread or ORGANIC whole wheat bread)

  • beans, peas, legumes, and lentils

  • fruit such as prunes, apples with skin, pears, raspberries, green bananas (use them in smoothies if you don't like the taste), oranges, & strawberries

  • vegetables such as broccoli, turnip greens, Brussel sprouts, cauliflower, & carrots

  • healthy snacks like homemade ORGANIC popcorn without the extra butter or oil

  • nuts such as almonds, pistachios, sunflower kernels, chia seeds

Most people don't realize the impact cholesterol can have on your body. High cholesterol can cause serious health issues such as stroke, coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, or type 2 diabetes.


It is best to eat a healthy diet and get at least 30 minutes of intense exercise per day.


If your cholesterol is already high, it is best to incorporate 16-24 hrs of intermittent fasting at least twice per week or more if you can.




*Results may vary. Please speak with your doctor before using our products if you are on any type of medication. Minerals & supplements such as essential oils may change the effectiveness of medication. Consult your doctor before starting any kind of diet, exercise program, or skin-care routine.

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