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How to reduce cholesterol content in the body? How to know the current fat amount in a person's body and whether it is under recommended levels?

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1. Limit intake of food rich in saturated fat/Trans fat/dietary cholesterol. Avoid saturated fat like red meat, diary product, cakes/cookies, egg yolk, butter, ghee, coconut oil. Use olive oil. 2. Take food rich in omega 3 fatty acid like fish (Salmon/mackerel/Trout/sardins). 3. Take handful of dry fruits like walnut/ almond 4.increase soluble fibers in diet by eating oat/oat bran/barley 5. Take green leafy vegetables/legumes (lentil/bean/peas) fruits. 6. Go for regular exercise like brisk walking/swimming/cycling/ going to gym 7. Quit smoking/alcohol/excess tea/coffee 8. Reduce weight 9. Take medicine after consulting physician.
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