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Avoiding high cholesterol

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - You have heard the warnings before, but it is always a good idea to be reminded of the threat, especially because there are easy things you can do to control high cholesterol.

Dr. Ana Vedina spends a lot of time giving tips on preventing high cholesterol.

She recommend eating more fruits and vegetables. Avoid high fat foods like fried foods and sweets.

It is a good idea to have your doctor check your cholesterol.

Depending on how bad your cholesterol is can try healthy diet, weight loss and exercise. If cholesterol is too high, your doctor might need to prescribe you the medicine to lower it.

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