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Anyone have healthy low cholesterol recipes?

I have a 9 year old son with a cholesterol of 225. I have completely overhauled the entire families diet, but am running out of new, exciting meals. If anyone else needs idea i have some pretty easy recipes too. Thanks in advance for the help.

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sybil1976

Asked by sybil1976 at 2:45 PM on Jun. 19, 2009 in Diet & Fitness

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  • Salads with lettuce and vegetables with sunflower seeds and grilled or baked chicken,fish, turkey breast and a low cholesterol dressing are nice this time of year. From what I've heard lately, it isn't the cholesterol in the diet as much as it is the saturated fats. So use skim milk, reduced fat cheese, lean meats (including poultry) , no deep fried food. Even eggs are allowed in moderation. Your doctor should give you a list of foods and recipes.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 3:07 PM on Jun. 19, 2009

  • Fresh fruit salads with orange juice concentrate for dressing; plenty of fresh veggie salads; stir fry ; chicken baked with salsa topping....

    www.zonya.com has plenty of recipes that are lowfat/low cholesterol, and YUMMY!
    michiganmom116

    Answer by michiganmom116 at 3:14 PM on Jun. 19, 2009

  • I have a ton of healthy, tasty, family and budget friendly recipes. I can list some; contact me for recipes.
    Noodles & veggies with peanut sauce
    Veggie pot pie
    Lentil tacos
    Squashed macaroni
    Sweet potato & black bean burritos
    Sloppy jojos (made with lentils)
    Noodles with beans, sauce, spinach&cheese
    Italian stew
    Veggie stew with dumplings (crockpot)
    Southwest falafel (bean patties with avocado sauce)
    Tofu "fish sticks" with sweet potato or acorn squash baked "fries"
    General Tsao’s Tofu
    Tamale Bean Pie
    Don't expect a doctor to know much about nutrition.The doctor should have referred you to a nutritionist or a dietician.Here are some great links to help you learn more:
    http://www.nutritionmd.org/nutrition_tips/nutrition_tips_infant_nutrition/index.html
    http://www.vrg.org/nutshell/teen_veg.pdf
    http://www.pcrm.org/news/release090402.html
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:40 PM on Jun. 19, 2009

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