Most people get lazy during winter and enjoy spending holidays at home.
Most of the people use tea and coffee under blankets throughout the day to avoid the severity of cold which causes acidity and various digestive system problems.
Apart from this, there is a risk of increasing diseases due to unhealthy foods consumed in winter and lack of rest, including cholesterol problems.
Let’s know how you can control cholesterol in winter.
Increase in physical activity:
Winter physical activities especially outdoor activities are negligible which is a common cause of cholesterol increase so first of all increase your physical activities. Make exercise a routine that will help control cholesterol.
According to medical experts, 75 minutes of vigorous exercise and 150 minutes of light exercise should be a routine in a week during the winter season.
Consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables:
In winter, a variety of fresh fruits, green leafy vegetables and salad vegetables such as carrots, cabbage and radish are available, which are rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Their use is beneficial for heart health and cholesterol. Apart from this, apples, pears and pomegranates are also useful for controlling cholesterol.
In winter, water intake is reduced which is a common cause of high cholesterol. Drinking more water not only regulates your cholesterol level but also improves the metabolism of the body and removes acidity from the body which keeps the cholesterol under control.
Also, pay close attention to your sleep, neither sleep more nor less. A normal adult needs 7 to 8 hours of restful sleep every day. Make sure you get it and stay away from all mental and nervous stress as mental and nervous stress is also a common cause of high cholesterol.