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Eating 9 Meals per Day Cuts your Cholesterol, Helps you Stay Slim

Imagine having 3 square meals a day and staying hungry whenever you feel like having a huge bite of some snacks. Tough isn’t it? Well, now imagine having to eat 9 times in a day in smaller amounts-isn’t that fantastic? You can eat 9 times a day, means you will never go hungry and will get a variety to hog upon, and this in short is also stressed on as an Ayurvedic cholesterol control method!

Cuts your Cholesterol

Eating little and often is said to cut down on your body mass and keep you on the safe and healthy zone. Here’s a list of quick things you’ll gain while you split your meals into 9:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduced cholesterol
  • Cutting down on body weight
  • Higher metabolic rate
  • Higher rate of absorption of vitamins and minerals
  • The feeling of snacking will be cut down

While you are splitting your meals into 9, you might be wondering what to include these 9 times. Here's a handy list of food items you should be considering to include. You could choose one per time and thus fulfill your 9 meal requirement:

The Basic First-Veggies

While you go out to shop for veggies, do not forget to fill up your baskets with spinach, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and many, many others. You should remember that vegetables are rich in fiber, antioxidants, nutrients and vitamins which are helpful to keep yourself in the pink of health.

Eating veggies also lowers the risk of cancer occurrence, diabetes, heart diseases etc. You could choose the raw form or salad form of mixed vegetables before your lunch or dinner, so that you will cut down on the main course.



After vegetables, come fruits which are again rich in nutrients, antioxidants, innumerable vitamins etc. If you are a person who doesn’t mind having a blended dish, you could always pair up interesting veggies and fruits into a salad form and pamper yourself with a huge bowl of this healthy combination.

Again, the feeling of fullness you get by having fruits is incomparable to the feeling you get from hanging on with those unhealthy snacks items.

Nuts and Seeds

Ola, you have a got the best replacement to snacks now! If you feel like having snacks, you can have liberal amounts of nuts packed in your snack box. A handful of almonds, walnuts and other dry fruits will give the best of nutrients and is too healthy for you. One time of your meal which will be the snacks time can comprise of these nuts and dry fruits.

Fats and Oils

Do not forget that your body needs fats and oils at least to a minimal level. Instead of going with unhealthy fats, choose over ghee, butter, olive oil, cod fish liver oil etc. Though these are less tasty when compared to those of the unhealthy stuff, they do a huge amount of goodness and you will get used to it over a period of time.

You can also choose extra virgin olive oil as a source of fats and oils in your daily food. It will make a delicious dressing when you use it for salads.

Dairy Products

It is a well-known myth that eating dairy products like butter, ghee, yogurt etc. will add on to your weight. It is essential for your body to get limited energy from sources of dairy products too. It will add on to the calcium and protein content in your body.

Dairy products will also lessen the risk of cardiovascular diseases. Therefore do not look at dairy products like villains to your health.

Fish Feasting

These are the fishes you must eat - salmon, trout, haddock, cod, sardines. They have a very high quality of protein and does exceptional good to your brain and heart. Omega 3 fatty acids are in abundance in fishes and will keep you away from heart related diseases. You can also overcome depression, other mental disorders and several chronic diseases by feasting on fish.



When the egg yolk can contribute to the nutritive growth of a chicken, you can imagine the amount of proteins and goodness it has to offer you. Eating eggs will lower your LDL and increase your HDL.


If you are a non-vegan, then meat is a compulsory part of your diet. Going in for the conventionally raised meat is better than opting for those which are pumped up with drugs and medicines for growth. If you will be able to spend a part of your money towards meat, then buy naturally fed cows’, chickens’ meat and make it a part of your diet.


Potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots etc. are well-known tubers. Though these are high in their carb levels, there has been a legendry history of ancestors who have stayed healthy and long by eating tubers in their daily diets.

With its rich amount of nutrients, minerals and vitamins, they are the best choices over unhealthy foods.

Go in for the 9 mini meals in your day’s diet regime and adapt to the Ayurvedic cholesterol control method –stay healthy, stay safe!

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