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Yes, he did it! Having lost a stone (6 kg) in 10 weeks, his colestherol has gone down from 7 to 6.2 mmol/L.

This means that:

a)- Having quit smoking and losing a stone in 10 weeks, the risk of Cardiovascular disease is now lower.

b)- Undergoing a low calory, low fat diet and doing exercise makes a person lose weight and get down their Cholesterol levels.

c)- Other changes to the diet that helped him were:

  • changing saturated fat for polyunsaturated and monosaturated ones which means using more Olive oil, sun flower oil, and walnuts.
  • improving vegetable and fruit intake.
  • decreasing sugar and alcohol intake.

d)- you dont need any miracle diet to get good results on your weight loss and health status.

We are still in the process of making Tim’s cholesterol go below 5 mmol/L but it has proved that we are heading the right direction! Also, it shows that improving your diet and increasing your physical activity can achieve results without medication!

If you have time, here are some interesting articles about Cholesterol and diet to read 🙂

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