High cholesterol and uncontrollable can trigger a variety of health problems.
REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA — Controlling levels cholesterol is one of the most important things for health. The reason is that high and uncontrolled cholesterol levels can trigger various health problems. How to control it?
According to the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, there are four factors that play an important role in controlling cholesterol. These four factors can greatly help control cholesterol, especially for people with diabetes high cholesterol or whose cholesterol levels begin to increase. The following are the four factors, as reported by: ExpressTuesday (5/7/2022).
Pay attention to the type of food
To lower cholesterol levels, one thing that needs to be done is sorting out the types of food consumed. Fatty foods, especially those containing saturated fat, need to be limited in their consumption. In addition, consumption cakebiscuits, and foods containing coconut or palm oil also need to be limited.
As an alternative, the NHS recommends consuming fatty fish. Some examples of fatty fish that are good for consumption are mackerel and salmon. This fatty fish can be served with complex carbohydrate sources such as brown rice and whole grain pasta.
The NHS also provides several alternative snacks or snacks that are better than cake. Some of these snacks include nuts, seeds, fruit, and vegetables.
Another key that plays a big role in controlling cholesterol levels is to do active physical activity. The NHS recommends at least 150 minutes of physical exercise per week. This 150-minute duration can be broken down into 30 minutes of physical exercise performed on five different days of the week.