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Q: my HDL is 87, LDL is 123, Tri is 22, overall 214. is this OK?

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5/26/10 12:33pm

Hi Lizbeth103051,


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


Based on these guidelines you may want to take steps to promote a lower LDL cholesterol.


Cholesterol - 4 Steps to Lower LDL Cholesterol


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

How to Lower Cholesterol in 8 Simple Steps

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