Cholesterol & Triglycerides Management with Dietitians
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Unlock a heart-healthy future with our dietitians, skillfully navigating cholesterol obstacles and crafting personalized plans to ensure your peak wellness and long-term vitality.
Understanding High Cholesterol & Triglycerides (Dyslipidemia)
High cholesterol primarily refers to elevated levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) in the blood, often labeled as ‘bad cholesterol’. While cholesterol is vital for building cells and certain hormones, too much LDL cholesterol can lead to a buildup in the arteries, resulting in atherosclerosis. Additionally, high levels of triglycerides, a type of fat in the blood, can further contribute to heart disease. Both high LDL and elevated triglycerides elevate the risk of heart disease and stroke, making it crucial to manage these levels effectively.
How Our Dieticians Can Benefit Cardiovascular Health
Continuous Learning: Educating you on food's role in cholesterol management and overall cardiovascular health.
Nutritional Guidance: Ensuring a heart-healthy diet and balanced consumption of nutrients crucial for heart wellness.
Personalized Recipes: Designing diets that align with your unique health goals and preferences.
Healthy Fats Guidance: Differentiating between healthy fats (like omega-3s) and less healthful ones, guiding you on what to include or avoid.
Promoting Fibre: Emphasizing the importance of fibre in managing cholesterol and recommending fibre-rich foods.
Dietary Adaptation: Helping adjust diets based on changing health needs or medication interactions.
Weight Management: Strategizing to maintain or achieve a heart-healthy weight.
Addressing Blood Sugars: Providing dietary recommendations to manage or prevent high blood sugar levels.
Accountability: Regular check-ins to motivate and ensure you're on a successful path.
Lifestyle Adaptations: Merging diet advice with exercise and stress management techniques for comprehensive heart health.
Take Control of Your Heart Health Today
Schedule a session with our heart health dietitians and nutritionists. Gain tailored advice, learn how to incorporate heart-healthy meals and recipes into your diet. Your heart deserves the best, and we're here to guide you every step of the way. Book your session today and embrace a brighter, heart-healthy future.
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Helpful Resources for Plant-Based Eating
Besides seeking guidance from our nutritionists and registered dietitians for high cholesterol and triglycerides, explore the following resources: