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Cholestrol had been creeping up. In April this year, the bad reading was 6.6. Was very worried, as our diet is only non-processed food, lots of oats, walnuts, fish, avos, fresh veg, low GI stuff etc, and I don't want to go the drug (i.e. statin) route.
Doc phoned on Saturday. Friday blood test returned a bad cholestrol reading of only 3.9! (only .4 outside good range), and the good reading is also significantly up. Will get detailed results next face-to-face visit.
Only significant life-style change has been the bike for the last 10 months.
I am over the moon. If ever there was proof that bike riding is good! I am totally convinced that my bike is good for me.
We'ves been trying to tell everyone that for years.
I don't suffer fools easily and so long as you have done your best,you should have no regrets.
Now you need to find out what the medication would cost for a year to bring down your cholesterol to that level and take that amount directly to your LBS singing "I wish me a merry christmas" and treat yourself to a nice upgrade
2011 Orbea Onix | Giant Defy Commuter | Giant XTC 29er
I can confirm this as well. I've lost 20 kg this year after deciding I was getting fat and lazy. Only difference was cycling and being a bit careful with what I eat.
The "good range" in France is one whole mark higher
That wouldn't be due to the fact that the frogs cook everything in duck fat would it?
"The frogs"? I thought we'd bypassed racial slurs years ago.
Some days you are a big, strutting rooster, some days you are a bit chicken and some days you are just a complete cocque. Roger Ramjet: 2009 Giant CRX3 Spockette: 2009 Trek FX 7.3 (WSD, property of Mrs Monsoon) Lady Penelope: 2011 Avanti Cadent 1.0 TdF
Anyway, it's butter and they cook far better than anyone north of them.
It’s more like our thoughts are thinking us than we are thinking them.
Hey, I like the frogs and their cooking!
It's far better than that of the poms or the yanks.
Article in SMH today suggests that mangoes may the reason my cholestrol has gone down. I LOVE mango season.
Never mind, either way I'm in heaven!
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