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GOOD AND BAD CHOLESTEROL LEARN HOW TO EAT RIGHT AND INCREASE YOUR CHOLESTEROL (THE GOOD ONE BUT NOT THE BAD ONE!)

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1 GOOD AND BAD CHOLESTEROL LEARN HOW TO EAT RIGHT AND INCREASE YOUR CHOLESTEROL (THE GOOD ONE BUT NOT THE BAD ONE!)

2 GOOD AND BAD CHOLESTEROL Eating right is a good start but is not enough to lose weight and decrease your cholesterol level. You must get the right HDL/LDL ratio (i.e. good/bad cholesterol ratio). You can do it by eating food that contains essential unsaturated fatty acids and antioxidants. © Dr. Richard MONIN

3 GOOD AND BAD CHOLESTEROL CELL MEMBRANES HORMONESSEXUAL HORMONES VITAMINS B CHOLESTEROL IS INDISPENSABLE TO LIFE. IT IS THE MAIN CONSTITUANT OF CELL MEMBRANES AND IS INDISPENSABLE IN MANY HORMONES, PARTICULARLY SEXUAL HORMONES. ALSO, VITAMINS B (THAT ARE INDISPENSABLE TOO) NEED THE STRUCTURE OF CHOLESTEROL. CHOLESTEROL CAN BE DANGEROUS ONLY WHEN FOUND IN EXCESS. THEREFORE, UNLESS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY, RESTRICTIVE DIETS LEADING TO LACK OF CHOLESTEROL CAN BE DANGEROUS FOR YOUR HEALTH. PHYTOSTEROLS FOR EXAMPLE, THE PHYTOSTEROLS FOUND IN MARGARINE CAN EFFECTIVELY DECREASE YOUR CHOLESTEROL LEVEL, BUT THEY CAN ALSO BE DANGEROUS (IF THE LEVEL DROPS DOWN TOO LOW) AND MAKE HEALTHY PEOPLE SICK. © Dr. Richard MONIN

4 HOW TO INCREASE YOUR GOOD CHOLESTEROL (HDL) LEVEL? Some drugs can decrease the level of bad cholesterol. But there are also many food supplements that contain omega-3, omega-6 and linoleic fatty acids. Generally, 5 g. of omega-6 and 1 g. of omega-3 are used. margarinechicken These capsules are made with cold water fish oil. Today, you can even find some healthy foods like margarine or chicken enriched with omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. © Dr. Richard MONIN

5 SIMPLE REGULAR FOODS ALSO CONTAIN AND THAT ARE QUITE EFFECTIVE AS WELL, MORE NATURAL AND LESS EXPENSIVE SUCH AS: OMEGAS-36 SIMPLE REGULAR FOODS ALSO CONTAIN OMEGA-3 AND OMEGA-6 FATTY ACIDS THAT ARE QUITE EFFECTIVE AS WELL, MORE NATURAL AND LESS EXPENSIVE SUCH AS: - GREEN VEGETABLES - WINTER AND SUMMER PURSLANE (DELICIOUS IN SALAD!) - FRESH NUTS (PROVIDING MORE OMEGAS-3 AND 6 IF EATEN 3 TIMES / DAY THAN ENRICHED MARGARINE!) WHY MAKE LIFE DIFFICULT WHEN IT CAN BE SO SIMPLE? © Dr. Richard MONIN

6 WHY IS WINE VERY INTERESTING? 4 times as much fat3.5 times less affected by cardiovascular diseases French people eat 4 times as much fat as the Americans do, but are 3.5 times less affected by cardiovascular diseases… WHY IS IT SO? wine They eat all types of food and drink wine. The fruit and vegetables they eat contain antioxidants that fight against the harmful effects of CHOLESTEROL. - WHICH WINE? Choose very tannic and polyphenol-rich wines such as Saint-Julien, Saint-Estèphe, or Duras. - WHAT QUANTITY? About 300 cc / 24 h, i.e. 3 glasses / day. © Dr. Richard MONIN

7 LEARN HOW TO EAT RIGHT AND INCREASE YOUR CHOLESTEROL (THE RIGHT ONE BUT NOT THE BAD ONE!) FRENCH PEOPLE EAT ALL TYPES OF FOOD AND ARE THEREFORE LESS LIKELY TO BE AFFECTED BY CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES. IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED TO FOLLOW THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING OR EVEN OF DIETING. INDEED, IF THEY ARE THE KINGS OF DIETETICS (WITH VITAMINS AND ANTI-CHOLESTEROL PRODUCTS), THEY ARE ALSO THE KINGS OF OBESITY AND JUNK FOOD. AS A RESULT, THE RISK OF DYING AFTER IS MULTIPLIED BY 3.5 (ACCORDING TO A STUDY BETWEEN STANFORD (US) AND TOULOUSE (FRANCE)). IT IS NOT RECOMMENDED TO FOLLOW THE AMERICAN WAY OF EATING OR EVEN OF DIETING. INDEED, IF THEY ARE THE KINGS OF DIETETICS (WITH VITAMINS AND ANTI-CHOLESTEROL PRODUCTS), THEY ARE ALSO THE KINGS OF OBESITY AND JUNK FOOD. AS A RESULT, THE RISK OF DYING AFTER MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IS MULTIPLIED BY 3.5 (ACCORDING TO A STUDY BETWEEN STANFORD (US) AND TOULOUSE (FRANCE)). © Dr. Richard MONIN

8 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: 1. CAEN P. Vin et Santé. Circulation ; 100 : DE LORGERIL M, RENAUD S et coll. Mediterranean alpha-linoleic acid rich diet in secondary prevention of heart disease. Lancet ; 343 : MONIN R. Why advisable or prescribed regimes are not followed ; Tu1 : H3 XIIth international symposium on atherosclerosis Stockholm. 4. RENAUD S et coll. Alcohol and mortality in middle aged men from Eastern France. Epidemiology ; 39 ; RICHE D. Régime Crétois et sport d'endurance ; 06 : Congrès l'homme et l’effort. Arcachon © Dr. Richard MONIN


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