Cholesterol Management: 

 

• 30% cholesterol in the body comes from diet

• Rest is produced by the liver

• High cholesterol leads to various heart ailments like heart attack

 

Causes:

 

• Overweight

• Consuming fat-rich food like:

   o Pastries and cakes 

   o Butter

   o Meat

   o Fish

   o Eggs

• Smoking

• Drinking

• Stress 

• Hereditary factors

 

Natural home remedy using coriander seeds:

 

1. Take 1 glass water

2. Add 2 tbsp of coriander seeds

3. Boil it for 15 min

4. Strain the mixture

5. Allow it to cool

6. Drink 3 times a day

 

Natural home remedy using watermelon seeds:

 

1. Dry some watermelon seeds in the sun

2. Roast and crush them into fine powder

3. Take 1 tsp watermelon seed powder

4. Add to 1 glass water

5. Mix well

6. Drink once a day

 

Natural home remedy using basil and margosa leaves:

 

1. Take 10-15 basil leaves

2. Take 10-15 margosa leaves

3. Mix them and crush to a paste

4. Add to 1 glass of water

5. Mix well

6. Drink on an empty stomach once everyday

 

This reduces the bad cholesterol in blood.

 

Tips:

 

• Cholesterol is of 2 types:

   o LDL -- bad cholesterol

   o HDL -- good cholesterol

• To regulate LDL levels:

   o Control diet

   o Drink 1 L of water every day