Last Updated on December 30, 2020
High cholesterol level is one the major reason for heart attacks. You often try many things but your cholesterol level doesn’t seem to change its position. While proper medication is always one to reduce it, eating the right kind of food will also help in lowering your cholesterol level.
Your diet plan plays a vital role in maintaining and achieving your health goals. The high level of cholesterol can be prevented and managed with a combination of a healthy diet, regular exercise or any physical activity and overall healthy lifestyle.
5 MOST EFFECTIVE HOME REMEDIES THAT REDUCE YOUR CHOLESTEROL
Here we present most commonly used kitchen ingredients that will surely help in reducing your cholesterol level and there won’t be any risk of heart disease;
Garlic -the most commonly used in every Indian Kitchen and which is known for its overall health enhancing qualities. It possesses amino acids, minerals, vitamins and many Sulphur compounds. All these properties help in reducing the cholesterol levels and even your blood pressure.
All you have to do is just consuming ½ -1 single piece of garlic daily especially in the morning which could help in reducing your cholesterol level by up to 8%.
Amla is known to be the richest sources of vitamin C, amino acids, and minerals. Even the fruit of amla has been used in Ayurveda for curing many diseases. It has been found that amla not only helps in reducing the bad cholesterol but also lowers the damage due to oxidation.
So, you should consume 1-2 amla fruits every day to reduce the risk of heart disease.
3. METHI SEEDS
Methi seeds or Fenugreek seeds possess the quality of absorption of cholesterol from the body which is coming from the fatty foods we eat.
You should make the most from these seeds by placing few seeds on a pan and roast on a medium heat for about 2-3 mins by stirring it constantly. Then let them cool down and after that grind it to make powder.
Now you can add 1tsp of the powder to cold, hot or lukewarm water according to your convenience and drink the same twice a day. You can even sprinkle the powder on salads or while cooking the veggies.
Flaxseeds are the richest source of omega-3 fatty acids which have a protective action on your heart. These seeds prevent the arteries from thickening due to the settling of cholesterol. It also helps in reducing hypertension.
All you need to do is that grind these seeds till it becomes as a powder, then add the powder in your food while cooking or sprinkle it on your breakfast meal, mix it with your chutney powder, on your salads, raitas, etc.
Onions are known to be the strongest antioxidant among all the vegetables as it prevents the damaging effects on tissues of your body. Most commonly it lowers the bad cholesterol level.
So, if you can consume the raw onion then it would be best for you. If you can resist it smell, then just cut the raw onions and extract the juice from it and drink it in one go or mix the juice with other vegetables while cooking.