In addition to medicines and folk remedies aimed at active treatment of hypercholesterolemia, there is a whole list of food additives that promote, but to a lesser degree of cholesterol reduction. Among them:
1 Nicotinic acid (niacin). Vitamin taking an active part in the formation of the immune system and strengthen the walls of blood vessels. The use of this vitamin must necessarily take place under the supervision of the attending physician. Overdose patient threatens a sharp drop in blood pressure, increases the production of gastric juice. The dosage of the component is made by the doctor individually for each patient. Begin to use additives with small doses, gradually increasing the volume of consumption in order to avoid negative consequences.
2 Vitamin C (ascorbic acid). Flushes cholesterol plaque from vessels and arteries, as well as normalizes metabolism of cholesterol. Vitamin low cholesterol increases and decreases high.
3 Vitamin E. Vitamin is a powerful antioxidant that prevents oxidation of fat and cholesterol in the body. If exposed to toxins in the walls of blood vessels scarring immediately compounded by the passage of cholesterol through the vessels. Touching the scars, cholesterol plaques remain in this place and accumulate. Vitamin E promotes the resorption of these scars.
4 Calcium. As the most common minerals in the body, calcium is struggling with an increase in the number of “bad” cholesterol in the blood. Mode of high calcium intake reduces cholesterol by an average of 6%.