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Last year my Doctor told me that my cholesterol was borderline. I was a little overweight and have been doing my best to improve
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modify your cholesterol levels and it sounds like you Some companies complex B6, B12, and folic acid
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having high cholesterol is that it will deposit on the
each day (if you have a gallbladder and toler- quality B-complex.
ate lemons) to encourage bile ﬂow and consider
walls of your arteries, “clogging” them and leading to
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supplements that improve liver function such as 5. Supplement with ﬁsh oils. EPA (eicosa-
dandelion, turmeric, and milk thistle. pentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid)
arteries”). Note that cholesterol sticks to
the artery wall at sites of inﬂammation. 2. Increase ﬁber intake by adding oat bran, psyl- found in ﬁsh oils help to elevate HDL (good choles- Dr. Kim McQueen
Make health changes that positively lium husk and/or ground ﬂaxseed to your daily rou- terol), reduce LDL (bad cholesterol), and decrease Naturopathic Physician
impact your blood cholesterol levels tine. Fiber binds cholesterol aiding its elimination. inﬂammation. Fish oils can thin the blood so seek
medical advice if you are using blood thinners, ap- Dr. Kimberly McQueen BSc, ND
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3. Add 1⁄4 tsp cinnamon to your daily proaching surgery, or have slow wound healing. is a Naturopathic Physician in
routine. You can add it to oatmeal, a protein Victoria, BC. In addition to her
It is important to know that consum-
drink and consider dividing the dose if 1⁄4 tsp is too 6. Decrease saturated and eliminate
ing dietary cholesterol makes little trans fat intake. Saturates are found in foods clinical work, she is a nutrition
much at one time. Research has shown cinnamon
impact on blood cholesterol. Rather, sourced from animals (such as cheese, red meat, consultant for the Pacific Institute
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