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 YOUR GUIDE TO
Lowering YourCholesterol With TLC
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National Institutes of HealthNational Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
 
 YOUR GUIDE TO
Lowering YourCholesterol With TLC
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
National Institutes of HealthNational Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteNIH Publication No. 06–5235December 2005
 
Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1Why Cholesterol Matters. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
What Affects Cholesterol Levels?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Knowing Your Cholesterol Level. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Setting Your Goal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Treating High LDL Cholesterol. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
The TLC Diet:A Heart Healthy Eating Plan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19Foods To Choose for TLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30Becoming Physically Active. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37Maintaining a Healthy Weight. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43Sample Menus for TLC. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54
The Metabolic Syndrome—A Special Concern. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70Learning to Live the TLC Way. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73
Keeping Track of Your Changes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73Be Smart When You Start. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76Reward Yourself. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76Making TLC a Family Affair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77
A Final Note. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78To Learn More. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
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