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Q: My Cholesterol is 234, triglicerides at 94, HDL 67 and LDL 148 - what does all that mean?

my cholesterol is 234, Triglycerides 93, HDL 67 LDL 148 what does that mean?

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8/ 3/09 11:20am

Hi Rae,

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


You'd benefit from lowering your LDL level.  Here's an article you may want to review -


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps


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