Lower Cholesterol

A few months ago, the doctor looked me in the eyes and said, "Your cholesterol is too high . You need to take statin drugs to lower it. You also need to take bone building for osteopenia." I looked back at the doctor and told her that I had researched those drugs and could not take them. I said that I wanted to use diet and exercise to control these problems.

Time flies, summer is almost gone

Okay, It is time I updated my blog a little. First, it is pear season and I just made my first pear cake--so yummy.  I put an apple in with my pears. sooo good! Just go to my pear page for the recipe.  I am seriously having smoothies this summer as they are cool and refreshing.  I am also having Joanna Budwig's protocol at least once a day as aging makes my fingers complain.  I have to crochet, so I oil my body.  Hope you are all having a great summer's end.  

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for the Budwig protocol shown above, just click on the picture

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On President-elect Trump

I am so excited that a new year is coming. I have decided to embrace change, not moan and groan about it. We have a new president being inaugurated soon. Some like him, some hate him, some fear him.... We live is the most wonderful country in the world. There have been presidents before him and will be presidents after him--some good, some bad, and some mediocre. The world goes on. We need to show him the respect of his office, and wait to see what he will do. Good or bad, we will survive and the world will not fall from the sky. He deserves to have the opportunity to show us, the American people, what he is made of. We don't know yet. 

The most important thing is that stress causes illness. If you want to be well and happy, don't stress about things that are out of your control. We have enough to worry about in our personal lives without taking on government and world worries. Keep an eye open, but relax. I for one have gone into the wait and see mode.

Another new year 

It seems that once you reach a certain age, time begins to fly. It was just Christmas and now, it is almost Valentine Day. Valentine Day is a day after my anniversary, and it has been so long since I married. It will be my 56th wedding anniversary.  I will have to make myself a valentine smoothie and find a good restaurant to go to.  I will be surely to try to eat what is healthy on the menu as I plan to have more new years and anniversaries in the years to come.

Winter in Texas

The weather is so weird lately. It is either freezing or very nice. On the nice days, we can go outside and work in the yard, but on those cold days we just sit by the fire with a nice smoothie and a bit of dark chocolate. Warm lemonade is good on those days too or a freshly brewed cup of herbal tea. The good news is that this winter we have had more seventy degree days this year than 30 degree days.

Settling in

Our new home is so close to stores. There are whole food stores and health food stores. there is even sprouted grain bread in the grocery store freezer.  If you live close to a larger town, you may already know these things. I only have to go nine miles to get a loaf of healthy bread or fresh fruits and vegetables.  We still have peaceful surroundings. Now if I can just get my dogs to stop trying to dig up gophers.  I didn't know two dogs could dig such deep holes and so many of them. When the weather warms up, we will be shoveling. siggghhh Besides this, they have yet to catch a gopher. Or, we could invite the neighbors to try out our mazes in the back yard.

Moving for better or worse

Well, we closed on our house.  I signed one million (slight exaggeration maybe) papers.  We are letting the folks we bought from stay in the house until the tenth, so there will be time to finish packing.  It is so easy to just hop off of my cholesterol eating and exercise plan during this time.  I have caught myself lately putting wrong things on my plate. 

So we are all human and it happens.  I am going to try harder to eat properly.  I would hate to start to gain my weight back or to have higher cholesterol.  

I am now back to following my plan even though we are back and forth on the road.  See my page called dieting moving while dieting.  

It is so easy to run to the fast food restaurants because all of my dishes are packed and I am so busy.  I decided to leave my blenders and vegetables and fruits to be packed at the very last minute. They will go to my new house on the back seat of my pick-up.  I will need before the unpacking is completed.  The dishes are packed, but not the chia seeds and I love paper plates and cups, so there you go.  

My avocado sandwich doesn't look so bad on a paper plate. They do make prettier paper plates, but this is not bad.

Oct 05, 2022


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about me

about me gives information about Judith, the author of eat healthy lower cholesterol

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kidney disease and cholesterol

kidney disease and cholesterol often go hand in hand. A good cholesterol diet can also help kidneys perform better.

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Aug 16, 2022


What are antioxidants and how do they help our cholesterol levels? Can antioxidants help you live longer?

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Jul 29, 2021

I ate too much

I ate too much during the holidays or at the party. What should I do now?

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Eating out on a diet

Restaurants I have enjoyed while eating out on a diet. restaurants serving healthy foods to eat on a cholesterol lowering diet

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Feb 13, 2019


I live in Arizona and I love going to the pokestops at our local mall in Scottsdale. There are tons of pokestops. My favorite Pokemon is for sure Abra!

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avocados for lower cholesterol

avocados for lower cholesterol - A yummy way to lower cholesterol.

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breakfast recipes

breakfast recipes to start the day out right

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healthy pancakes

healthy pancakes with no flour using pecan meal and a little spelt flour to replace the regular flour.

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Jan 27, 2019

healthy aging

You can achieve healthy aging. Aging can be slowed so that you look and feel younger. Take care of your body.

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Jan 25, 2019

peanut butter

ways to incorporate peanut butter in your cholesterol lowering diet

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Jan 25, 2019


sleep is important to health

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Sep 08, 2018


A discussion of the nutrients in apples and how to make cider and juice from them.

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Aug 13, 2018

watermelon for breakfast

watermelon for breakfast is such a treat. It is a healthy and versatile food. It is good for breakfast or any meal.

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Jun 27, 2018


Information on bread types and bread alternatives

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Jun 23, 2018

lower cholesterol naturally

How to lower cholesterol naturally with healthy food and beverage choices. Side effects of statin drugs

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Jun 22, 2018

intermittent fasting

intermittent fasting is a good way to lower your cholesterol while maintaining a healthy weight.

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Jun 22, 2018

add vegetables

add vegetables to your diet. Flavorful, colorful smoothies and vegetable treats for any time of day

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Jun 21, 2018


hobbies can relax you and help on your quest to better health

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