high cholesterol
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An_243681 posted:
just got my cholesterol results yesterday from my cardiologist...398!!! the "bad cholesterol" was 200!!! help..i'm trying to manage my diet but it's soo difficult...any tips?
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KristaCoroWise responded:
Add more cholesterol-lowering foods to your meals. Oatmeal is great for breakfast. Raw nuts for snacks, fatty fish for dinner. Another easy thing to do is swap out some of your regular snacks and drinks for ones that are fortified with plant sterols. Products like Minute Maid Heartwise orange juice and Smart Balance HeartRight milk contain CoroWise plant sterols, which help reduce "bad" cholesterol levels and are backed by an FDA health claim.
 
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
You've come to the right place! Check out this link:

WebMD Cholesterol Management Health Center

You'll find lots of tools and information to help you lower your cholesterol. You can find specific heart healthy diets there that fit in with your lifestyle.

A good option for you might be to track the cholesterol in the food you are eating with the WebMD Food & Fitness Planner .

Did your doctor suggest medication?

Haylen