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How can I lower my cholesterol?

By Anonymous July 31, 2010 - 6:43am
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My cholesterol has risen from 5.8 to 6.0. I would like to know which foods or supplements would help to lower it. My GP wants to put me on statins but I would like to avoid these if possible.

I'm 73, have a part time Caring job and weigh 11st 5lbs. I have been losing weight - it was once 13st 7lbs.

Thank you,

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Thank you Susan, I've now become a member of Empowher and will visit the site regularly.
I'm pleased I can have the occasional cheese sandwich as I really enjoy one now and again. At the moment I'm afraid to eat much at all, just concentrating on chicken, vegetables and fruit mainly. However, being 'good' all the time isn't much fun, so the cheese will stop me feeling like a martyr! I will, of course, use wholemeal bread.
Kind regards,

August 4, 2010 - 4:25am
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