What is LDL Cholesterol?
Basically there are two main types of cholesterol carriers LDL and HDL which carries cholesterol from liver to cells and from cells to liver.
(LDL)-Low density lipoproteins cholesterol carrier carries cholesterol from liver to cells and high LDL cholesterol levels are responsible for fatty buildups in arteries thus leading to cardiovascular diseases and increased risk of heart attack, due to the harmful effects of high LDL levels it is called bad cholesterol.
While HDL -(high-density lipoproteins) carries back cholesterol from cells to liver and is considered as good cholesterol due to its protective properties.
If you want to know more about HDL LDL read this Difference between HDL and LDL.
How to Check If You Have High Cholesterol Levels:
You have to test your blood for finding the cholesterol levels, the laboratory test result for cholesterol lists total cholesterol, normal ldl cholesterol levels range along with your blood LDL cholesterol levels, HDL cholesterol levels and triglycerides levels.
Normal cholesterol levels/Range:
Total cholesterol: Less than 200 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
LDL cholesterol normal range: Less than 100 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
HDL cholesterol normal range: 40 or higher mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
Triglycerides normal range : Less than 149 mg/dL (milligrams per deciliter).
How to Lower LDL Cholesterol Levels Using Coriander Seeds/ Cilantro Seeds :
In this modern world and the fast life style about 30% to 40% of world’s population aged between 25 to 50 years suffering from high cholesterol.
The blockage of arteries and other heart diseases are the result of high cholesterol(High LDL Levels).
According to cdc.gov 73.5 million adults (31.7%) in the United States have high LDL or bad cholesterol. Of-course There are medications used for lowering bad cholesterol levels in the body, but here I am going to share a natural and effective home remedy for lowering LDL levels naturally.
Items You need:
1, Coriander (cilantro) Seeds Scientific Name: Coriandrum sativum, Urdu Name : Dhanya.
2, Cup of water.
Take a cup of water and add to it 2 teaspoons of grounded coriander seeds and put the mixture on a stove until it boils, after boiling let it cool and drink.
You have to make this drink twice a day for at least 3 weeks if you want to see real changes in terms of lowering bad cholesterol.
Apart from lowering cholesterol coriander seeds have a lot of other health benefits with zero side effects.
Why Should You use this Remedy??
100 grams of coriander seeds contain 2.13 mg of Niacin (Vitamin B3) which is proved to be very helpful in lowering body cholesterol.
Coriander seeds are rich in dietary fiber, 41.9 grams of fiber is yielded from 100 grams of these seeds. Coriander seeds helps in lowering ldl cholesterol levels by binding this dietary fiber to the bile salts (produced from cholesterol) decreasing their re-absorption in colon, which results in lowered LDL cholesterol levels.
According to Apollo hospitals Kolkata “coriandrin is found in coriander which is responsible for controlling the process of lipid digestion as a result bringing down cholesterol levels.”
Research shows that low levels of magnesium is responsible for high level of body cholesterol, 100 grams of coriander seeds have 330 mg of magnesium which is enough for maintaining body cholesterol and also plays an important role in reducing bad -(LDL) cholesterol.
What are Coriander Seeds Or Cilantro Seeds:
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Chinese parsley, In North America the stems and leaves of this herb is usually called cilantro. Each part of this herb is edible, specially the dried seeds and fresh leaves are widely used in cooking traditionally.
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I hope the above facts are enough for enlightening the importance and incorporating the use of coriander seeds in everyday life. Share this valuable remedy with your loved ones and be a part of our efforts in making this world a great place again by helping each and every one.