With the problem of elevated cholesterol levels in the blood, unfortunately, men are increasingly beginning to encounter. And it is this factor that influences life expectancy towards its decrease, causing pathological changes in the vessels. And this leads to a risk of developing heart attacks and strokes. To prevent this and reduce the rate of dangerous cholesterol, you should adjust the diet and a few weeks to comply with a special diet.
The basis of this nutrition is derived from plant products. These are vegetables, fruits and berries. But products of animal origin, which in this case have a high fat content, will not just be reduced in quantity, but completely excluded from your diet for a certain period. The food should be a fraction. It is better if six meals a day are made, but four will also be enough. Alcohol products can not be abused, but from smoking it is necessary to refuse completely.
Rules for a diet for high cholesterol in men
There are several recommendations that will help understand the principle of therapeutic nutrition for men who have high cholesterol.
These include the following rules:
- preference should be given to low-fat varieties of meat, and if possible, meat products should be replaced with fish
- increase the proportion of fresh salads in the diet, which are filled only with vegetable oil;
- in the morning the ideal option will be cereals;
- On the table must be present such nuts as almonds, salted pistachios and walnuts;
- egg yolks can be consumed no more than twice a week;
- when cooking, preference should be given to the method of cooking, steaming, and baking;
- from hot drinks it is better to choose tea, but to reduce coffee to a minimum;
- alcohol is allowed only red wine.
Diet with increased choles in men – the menu.
Snack: one fresh apple, 100 g cottage cheese of low fat content.
Dinner: classic pumpkin soup-puree, vegetable stew from asparagus and zucchini, a slice of chop.
Afternoon snack: a glass of berry jelly and two cookies of biscuits.
Dinner: salad of cucumbers and tomatoes, 200 g of baked cod under lemon juice.
Snack: carrots and apple salad.
Dinner: soup with wheat groats, two fish patties, stewed eggplants with walnuts.
Afternoon snack: 200 ml of natural drinking yogurt and a sandwich of bran bread with white cheese.
Dinner: oatmeal porridge on milk, a slice of roll from chopped turkey.
Snack: one grapefruit.
Dinner: vegetable soup with sour cream, pearl barley and 150 g chicken breast, salad from fresh tomatoes.
Afternoon snack: two baked apples with honey and nuts.
Dinner: brown rice, stewed with cod and bell pepper, tea without sugar, but with milk.
Snack: fruit salad.
Dinner: liquid pea soup, salad of sea kale and one egg, oatmeal.
Afternoon snack: casserole from cottage cheese with sour cream.
Dinner: mashed potatoes, a piece of hake, a salad of Peking cabbage and a glass of milk.
Snack: jelly from fruit juice.
Dinner: chicken soup, rice casserole, tea with milk.
Afternoon snack: one grenade.
Dinner: salad of Bulgarian pepper, tomatoes and boiled asparagus, turkey steak (200 g), at night you can drink a glass of kefir 1% fat.
Snack: friable low-fat cottage cheese, mixed with sour cream.
Dinner: soup on beef, rice porridge and a piece of boiled meat from soup.
Afternoon snack: a glass of yogurt, two oatmeal cookies, an apple.
Dinner: beans cooked with broccoli and any red fish, green tea with sugar, grapefruit.
Snack: milk with lean waffles.
Dinner: soup of lentils, two baked potatoes, one boiled chicken leg without skin, fresh cucumbers.
Afternoon snack: a glass of tomato juice, a piece of low-fat cheese.
Dinner: a stew of beef, zucchini, cauliflower and carrots, 100 g buckwheat, green tea.
If you take this menu as a basis and try to stick to it for three weeks, then dangerous cholesterol will begin to decline. The general well-being of a man will improve, the pressure will cease to disturb, the vessels will strengthen their walls. At the same time, a representative of the stronger sex will not feel hunger, and his body will receive all the necessary microelements and vitamins, for the normal maintenance of active working capacity.