High Cholesterol

Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol and are stressing about what to eat?

Feeling clueless about what to eat at home or in a restaurant that will not raise your cholesterol?

It is overwhelming to think about how to deal with a chronic medical condition especially one that involves lifelong lifestyle changes. Not to mention that changing what we eat seems to be one of the most challenging lifestyle changes to make.

Seeing that your numbers are out of healthy range on your lab results can be scary, but there are actions you can take to improve your values! We have done the research and can help you separate fact from fiction and will provide an awesome roadmap for you to follow. The best part is that we will be with you to motivate you through your journey.

Tips to Lower Cholesterol

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Fact or Fiction

Are you frantically researching what to eat on the internet to lower your cholesterol level? Searching the internet will leave you lost and confused about what to eat. We are more than happy to discuss how your results, compare to previous lab work and recommend a realistic, factual roadmap. We will outline steps for you to take to improve your cholesterol by increasing heart healthy foods as well as health promoting behaviors.

Heart Healthy Recipes

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30 Minute Meals for Busy Families

Are you looking for tasty versions of your favorite foods to lower cholesterol? You don’t have to give up tasty foods or feel deprived to lower your cholesterol. Our dietitians  have planned cholesterol friendly, delicious menus that the whole family will love. Take a look at our Mayhem to Mealtime meal planning program with ideas to help keep your food delicious and satisfying.

Mayhem to Mealtime

Custom Meal Planning

We can also provide one month of menus designed specifically for you. These customized meal plans will give you exactly what you need to make lowering your cholesterol easier and more attainable. Your dietitian is here to help! Your dietitian will meet with you to learn about your food preferences, time limitations and culinary ability, and will work with you to develop a custom meal plan that is designed specifically for you.

Custom Meal Planning

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Accountability

Knowing what to do is much easier than following through. Research shows that the more you communicate with your dietitian, the more likely you are to meet your nutrition goals. We have an amazing app to help you communicate with your dietitian. Use the Nourishly app to keep food logs, and photos of your food so we can help you lower your cholesterol level.

 Nourishly

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Good vs Bad Cholesterol Testing

The lipoprotein particle testing we offer is different from the standard test done by your doctor. The lipid profile goes beyond the standard “good” HDL cholesterol and “bad” LDL cholesterol, and will show us not only your cholesterol levels but also the particle sizes of the cholesterol. Studies have shown the the sizes of the lipoprotein particles are more important when it comes to preventing plaque formation, rather than the cholesterol itself.

 Cholesterol Testing

We are here for you

Our dietitians are here to take you step by step through everything you need to know about lowering your cholesterol through the food that you eat. We can help you make eating to lower your cholesterol less overwhelming. We know that everyone is unique, and don’t believe in the “one size fits all” approach. By working together, we can come up with personalized steps to take to improve your cholesterol profile and help you feel your best!

Compassionate Care

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High Cholesterol Care in an inclusive space

Our registered dietitian nutrition experts are here to help you. We provide care for individuals of all sizes, ages, races, ethnicities, genders and those in the LGBTQ community who need support from providers in a compassionate, non-judgmental space.

Tips to Lower High Cholesterol

Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with High Cholesterol?
Our team at Rebecca Bitzer and Associates have come up
with a few tips to help you reduce the bad cholesterol and start enjoying
foods that support your heart health..

Our dietitian Klara Knezevic, RD, LD shares cholesterol lowering tips in this video.

Heart Healthy Blog Posts

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Healthy Summer Fruit Dessert Recipes

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How to Make Enchiladas

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