Healthy Diet For High Cholesterol And High Blood Pressure

Hello Everyone, today I want to share about diet for high cholesterol and high blood pressure, if u have already diagnosed by the physician that you? have high cholesterol and high blood pressure, it means diet is the most important thing that you should be concerned with, because in order to reduce or even to maintain your cholesterol and your blood pressure is to know what kind of diet you should take and what kind of food you should avoid, weight control obtaining a healthy weight is playing an important role for controlling both blood pressure and cholesterol levels in you body.

Do all of you ever heard or even ever read a book which is said that ? YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT ? ? that?s right, absolutely right, because we are what we eat, if we eat the good food, it will make our body?s good and healthy, but if we eat the bad food which is mean there?s a lot of fat and cholesterol contain there, it will bring the bad thing in our body, and we will raise up the cholesterol in our body and our blood pressure will become higher too.

First of all we must know about cholesterol and why it can be higher in our body, High levels of blood cholesterol is called hypercholesterolemia, the organ which is manufactured cholesterol primarily is Liver and carried to the cells throughout the body by LDL ( Low Density Lipoprotein), they cannot travel through the body unaided because cholesterol and other fats do not dissolve in water.

The particles formed in the liver to transport cholesterol and other fats through the bloodstream is called lipoprotein, then from other body cells cholesterol returned to the liver by another lipoprotein, which we called is HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) then cholesterol is secreted into the bile, either unchanged or even after conversion to bile acids.

High Cholesterol in blood Levels or we called Hypercholesterolemia is especially dangerous when HDL (good cholesterol) are low and LDL (bad Cholesterol) is high. If we could not maintain the cholesterol levels in our body, if it was left untreated, it can eventually lead to a heart attack because of CAD (coronary artery disease) or even a stroke due to narrowed arteries supplying the brain.

A chronic elevation of blood pressure is called hypertension, which is in the long ? term, can causes end organ damage and results in increased mortality and morbidity. The product of cardiac output and systemic vascular resistance is blood pressure, that?s why that patients with arterial hypertension may have an increase in systemic vascular resistance, cardiac output, or even both. Usually systemic vascular resistance? and stiffness of the vasculature increased is a dominant role in older patients, while in the younger age group the cardiac output is often elevated.

So?.after knowing a few thing about cholesterol and blood pressure, and how it can make our body become worse if we can not maintain it in a good way, we must really concerned about how to maintain our high cholesterol and high blood pressure by knowing what type of diet should be taken and what kind of diet should be avoid, if you concerned about the health of your Cardiovascular System maintain your Blood Pressure and Cholesterol in a healthy range are important.

There?s a lot of foods that can reduce your cholesterol and protect your heart, the top 5 of that is : oatmeal, oat bran and high fiber foods, fish and omega ? 3 fatty acids, walnuts, almonds and other nuts (be careful for those with allergic reaction to nuts), olive oil, foods with added plant sterol or stanols ( margarines, orange juice and yogurt drinks with added plant sterols can help reduce Low Density Lipoprotein / LDL cholesterol by more than 10 %).

By starting a new foods habits, including counting calories (for those who really concerned about their body?s health will do all the necessary thing to protect their body?s from illnesses) and watching portion sizes, you may be able to reduce your body?s high cholesterol levels? and your high blood pressure, and it will reduce the medication that you need to drink which has already given by your physician?s to reduce the level of your blood pressure. Write down all the kind of foods that you?ve been eaten and reduce them slowly by consult to your nutritionist, will help you a lot to reduce the calories and portions, then you can manage your cholesterol and blood pressure, or even lose your weight in a healthy way.

Lifestyle is an important part in treating your high cholesterol and high blood pressure, if you successfully control your cholesterol levels and your blood pressure with a healthy lifestyle, you may avoid, or even reduce the need for medication.

Here is some of the thing that you must change in your lifestyle? which can reduce your blood pressure and your cholesterol levels and maintain? it in a healthy range :

  1. Lose your weight
  2. Do an exercise in a regular time
  3. Fill your body with a healthy diet ( choose the healthy kind of foods or drink)
  4. In your diet, always reduce the sodium
  5. Reduce the alcohol that you?ve drink or in an extreme way, do not drink alcohol, change it with fresh water or fresh juicy fruits)
  6. Never closed to tobacco used (because a passive smokers will get the 80 % of the smoke, while an active smokers only get 20% of the smoke, unfair isn?t it ? so?.avoid tobacco)
  7. Reduce the stress ( this is the very important thing and the most causes which can lead our body get worse ) and reduce the caffeine.
  8. Monitor your cholesterol levels and blood pressure regularly and contact your private doctors or physicians, if you need any information or even instruction for the goods of your body.


So?.after all of the explanations above about diets for high cholesterol and high blood pressure, we can see how important it is to reduce our cholesterol levels and blood pressure levels in a healthy range to avoid all the things that can bring worse thing to our body, prevention is the most important thing in order to avoid the disease, and it come from our self first, whether we want to be healthy or not.


Then ?good people ? that?s all that I can share to all of you for today, hope it can meaning full for all of the people who?s read this article, and hope that this simple guide can bring you to a healthy life with a healthy life style for all of your body?s good,

Wish all the good things happens for you and all of your family there, please share this to all the people who?s need it in order to make them healthier, thanks a lot for all of your attention, see you again in my next article, bye.


Best regard,


A.R, MD.