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My Family Plan To Lower Blood Cholesterol Levels
Your Choice for Change - Honoring the Gift of Heart Health for American Indians
Section Four - Be Heart Healthy! Learn Ways To Lower Your Blood Cholesterol
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Check the steps you plan to take to lower your blood cholesterol and keep it low. Start with a few changes and add more over time.
_____ Get my cholesterol level checked.
_____ Talk to my doctor about what my cholesterol numbers mean.
_____ Read the Nutrition Facts labels to choose healthier foods.
_____ Bake, boil, or broil foods instead of frying.
_____ Eat more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains.
_____ Choose water or sugar-free beverages instead of soda and juice.
_____ Aim for a healthy weight. Lose weight if overweight.
_____ Do 30 to 60 minutes of moderate physical activity on most days.
Healthy arteries allow the blood to flow like a river. Take steps to control your blood cholesterol levels.
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES