One of the main criticisms of a Low -Carb diet is an increase LDL cholesterol when 60% or more of your daily calories are fat. High cholesterol can be genetic and a change in diet will not fix it. However a high calorie, poorly-balanced diet can cause high cholesterol or high triglycerides. Excessive alcohol also affects blood test results. My
Wisdom comes with experience and I’m sharing a pearl – Test your blood before changing your Diet As a new practitioner in 2011, I learnt a valuable lesson. A male client had been on a Low-Fat calorie controlled diet and exercise plan for 8 weeks with me. After 8 weeks he decided to have his bloods tested at his GP.
Low Fat Diets are not the only solution to consider for High Cholesterol. Are you a Carb-fiend? Some people think that a high cholesterol reading must be because of a high-fat diet. A high fat or high calorie diet raises cholesterol in some people but excess sugars or carbohydrates also can produce high cholesterol and high fat readings. Carbohydrates include sweets,