But I Love Pasta

Odd title, okay I get it, but just wanted to get that point across.  In addition to Pasta, I specialize in making tons of other foods that are high in cholesterol.  Good for the tummy, bad for the body I guess, so in finding out just how bad for the body all the yummy stuff I love is, I decided to research some of the things that will help reduce cholesterol.  In researching the foods that are good for reducing cholesterol, I found that the suggestions would not be too difficult to swallow.

The Mayo Clinic says that Oatmeal, oatbran & high fiber foods can help reduce cholesterol.  Oatmeal is not bad right?  I could have a bowl a day.  Also on their list were walnuts, almonds and other nuts.  I guess that if I replaced my overwhelming urge for chocolate with almonds and pecans, this would not be incredibly painful.  Fish is not a personal favorite, but I bet if I seasoned it up with plenty of lemon or even lime, this would work for me.  If I did this the majority of the week, I guess treating myself to fried chicken every now and again wouldn’t be as damaging as it currently is.

Is eating healthy for you, as hard as it is for me?  Send me your suggestions or even your favorite low in cholesterol recipees.  I promise to post them.

Work Cited:

“High cholesterol.” Cholesterol: Top five foods to lower your numbers. N.p., n.d. Web. 22   July 2014. <http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/cholesterol/art-20045192&gt;.

About nevasquiresrodriguez

Neva Squires-Rodriguez was born and raised in a neighborhood located on the North Side of Chicago. Mother, Wife, Expert at Multitasking... and now, Author and Columnist for Reflejos Newspaper, Neva creates electrifying stories with a twist. Neva Squires-Rodriguez earned her Masters Degree from National University, a feat which she worked very hard to obtain and says she will work even harder to pay off. She claims to be a typical American, full of dreams that will hopefully get her to a more comfortable lifestyle one day. She says, “God has a plan and I will follow wherever it is that He takes me.”
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1 Response to But I Love Pasta

  1. Thomas Squires says:

    Something interesting. When one gets some exercise, like walking for a while, like walking on a treadmill, like using some weight machines, like moving while holding on to dumbbells, at a gym, and working up a little sweat, when one has had enough, when one is exhausted, one walks slowly home, and, abracadabra, one has a tremendous desire to eat something healthy, like a meat sandwich, like a bowl of soup, like a salad. See if this happens for you, and I will consider that I have done a little good in my life for someone.


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