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5 Drinking Habits to Avoid If You Don’t Want High Cholesterol

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Caroline Thomason, RDN of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 6: It's true that foods high in saturated fat can raise cholesterol, but they aren't the only foods to blame.Surprisingly, there is a strong body of evidence that suggests foods high in cholesterol do not directly raise cholesterol levels. In fact, there are a host of lifestyle factors and genetics at play when it comes to elevated cholesterol levels.Cholesterol levels are influenced by:Healthy nutritionAlcoholExercise habitsStressSleep hygieneWeight managementAgeGeneticsMedicationsSmokingImproving your cholesterol likely will be the result of both what you choose to eat and what you practice limiting. Let's dive into the exact drinking habits to change in order to start improving your cholesterol levels!Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

5 Drinking Habits to Avoid If You Don’t Want High Cholesterol

It's true that foods high in saturated fat can raise cholesterol, but they aren't the only foods to blame.

Surprisingly, there is a strong body of evidence that suggests foods high in cholesterol do not directly raise cholesterol levels. In fact, there are a host of lifestyle factors and genetics at play when it comes to elevated cholesterol levels.

Cholesterol levels are influenced by:

Healthy nutrition

Alcohol

Exercise habits

Stress

Sleep hygiene

Weight management

Age

Genetics

Medications

Smoking

Improving your cholesterol likely will be the result of both what you choose to eat and what you practice limiting. Let's dive into the exact drinking habits to change in order to start improving your cholesterol levels!

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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