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Q: What is normal cholesterol for a 16 year old?

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5/24/09 7:38pm

Hi TwitterFann,

Here are the recommendations of the American Heart Association:


Total cholesterol less than 200
HDL cholesterol at least > 40, ideally > 60
LDL cholesterol at least less than 130, ideally less than 100
Triglycerides less than 150


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

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