Quick and Easy Recipes to Lower your Cholesterol

Cholesterol - is a natural substance produced by our body, and also contained in the food we eat. It is necessary for life and at the same time, the excess of cholesterol can be harmful. Many people are aware of how harmful for the body is high cholesterol content, directly related to heart disease. Nevertheless, they do not know what products (and particularly fats) raise blood cholesterol and why oat bran is healthy and cream, butter, fried foods, salad dressing are not. Another general lack of knowledge is about the difference between "useful" and "harmful" cholesterol and how to control its content in blood through diet.

Today we will try to fill your knowledge source about food recipes that may lower your cholesterol level and simplify your daily cooking.

Salad from celeriac, carrots and daikon

Ingredients:caleriac Celery root -2 pcs Carrot -2 pcs Daikon - 1 pcs Stemmed celery (optional) Kinza Leek Walnuts Zira (grind in a mortar) Sesame seeds (optional) Dressing: Lemon juice - 2 tsp. Vegetable oil (any: sesame, olive, linseed, etc) Ginger Garlic Soy sauce Honey or natural cane sugar Salt

How to cook:

  1. Grate vegetables using a large grater. Grind nuts and herbs, add them to the salad.
  2. For the salad dressing combine all ingredients in a small jar and shake vigorously.
  3. Add dressing to other products, mix it and put in the fridge for one hour.
Mushroom soup Ingredients:mushroom soupchampignons olive oil onion carrot stemmed celery potatoesHow to cook:
  1. Chop mushrooms and put in a pan with little of olive oil.
  2. Add diced onions, carrots cut into strips, steamed celery, potatoes.
  3. Pour a glass of water and simmer until tender.
  4. Pour boiling water and herbs or dried seasoning for vegetable broth, salt to taste.
Salmon in orange juiceIngredients:salmonsalmon ~ 400g Orange - 2 pcs, mustard - 1 tsp Italian herbs (rosemary, basil, thyme) - 1/3 tsp (or other spices) salt and pepper - to taste sesameHow to cook:
  1. Prepare the marinade: squeeze the juice of one orange, add the mustard, spices, salt and pepper.
  2. Cut salmon into portions. Put thinly sliced orange, and fish on the top in a dish for the oven. Pour the marinade and let it stand for 15 minutes.
  3. Sprinkle with a little of sesame seeds and bake it in preheated oven at 190C t for 15-18 minutes.

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