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3 Things You Consume That Makes Your Cholesterol Level To Increase

Cholesterol is an oil-based substance that does not mix with the blood. This oil-based substance is both good and bad. At normal levels, it is beneficial to your body. However, if the concentration of cholesterol in your blood is in excess, it becomes precarious to your health and can cause a heart attack.


If your blood is made up of excessive LDL cholesterol (cholesterol carried by low-density lipoprotein), it’s referred to as high cholesterol. When it is not early treated, high cholesterol can cause health issues, such as heart attack or stroke.


LDL cholesterol is known mostly as the “bad” cholesterol because it collects in the walls of your blood vessels, raising your chances of health issues such as a heart attack or stroke.


Some of the foods you consume that causes high cholesterol include:

1. Saturated fat

Saturated and also trans fats triggers your risk of high cholesterol and increase your chances of developing heart disease too.



2. Alcohol

Too much alcohol consumption can increase your blood pressure levels, which also raises your risk of heart disease. Also, intake of alcohol leads to a breakdown and rebuilding of alcohol into triglycerides and cholesterol in the liver. So, too much intake of alcohol increases the triglycerides and cholesterol levels in your blood.


3. Trans fats

Trans fats do not raise your levels of bad cholesterol only, but they also lessen your levels of good cholesterol. As a result of this, they are the most harmful to your body, especially when consumed in high amounts.


Ensure you reduce your intake of these 3 things to prevent high cholesterol.

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