The NATURAL Statins and Angioplastic people
Eating certain foods can lower your cholesterol levels as well as taking statin drugs. It also reported that these foods are as effective as or at times, even more effective than statin drugs. Cholesterol lowering food components include dietary fibers such as fats, phytoesterols and some vitamin.
In a particular study researchers found that food such as soya protein, nuts and cereal fiber as well a plant sterols can lower total cholesterol and mainly LDL. Other less commonly known compounds and nutrients with cholesterol lowering benefits include probiotics, guggulipids, grape seed extracts, cinnamon, turmeric, niacin, pantethine and vitamin c.
Dietary fibers especially soluble fiber has particularly been shown to significant lower LDL
and level of good cholesterol remain unchanged and prevent heart disease.
It is found that omega 3 fatty acids actually reduce triglycerides and total cholesterol. These could be fish, walnuts, flaxseed and green leafy vegetables. Besides being rich in omega 3 fatty acids it also contains dietary fiber.
The Harvard school of public health proved that nuts have favorable effects on blood lipids and cholesterol reduction.
Nuts include walnuts and pine nuts. Analysis shows that almond reduces total cholesterol and LDL for subjects with high cholesterol.
Research shows that frequent seed consumption like fenugreek seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds etc is associated with lower levels of cholesterol. Thus it can protect us from various cardiovascular diseases and its reoccurrence.
Ayurvedic herbs treatment can help you a lot. It will strengthen your arteries as well as your heart
Guggulipids also known as Commiphora mukul or the Indian bedellium has been used to prevent raise in high cholesterol and atherosclerosis.
Red yeast rice has been used in China for reduction of cholesterol and contains mevastatin naturally