One of the effects is to dissolve cholesterol from the artery walls and other places where it has been stored over the years. This dissolved cholesterol is then transported by the blood to the liver, which will then convert it into bile and discharge it into the digestive tract.
Three points become very important here:
- The dissolved cholesterol in the blood can raise the blood cholesterol levels for the first 3-4 weeks, until the stored cholesterol is removed. Then the cholesterol count will go back down.
- Unless you consume a lot of fiber with your diet, the bile that has been discharged into your digestive tract will not be locked up in the fiber, and may be reabsorbed from the colon into the blood along with the water that is absorbed at the same time. Udo’s Choice Wholesome Fast Food is a source of good fiber for this, which brings us to point three.
- It is very important you drink at least 6-8 eight ounce glasses of water every day, to help hydrate your body and assist the fiber in absorbing the bile properly to get rid of wastes including the cholesterol-sourced bile.
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