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Q: is 157 high for cholesterol

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7/24/08 11:19am

Hi Snugz,


No, 157 is a good total cholesterol reading.


Here's the goal for your cholesterol numbers:


Total cholesterol - less than 200 mg/dL

LDL cholesterol - less than 130 mg/dL

Triglycerides - less than 200 mg/dL

HDL cholesterol - greater than 60 mg/dL


Your total cholesterol is great!


All the best,

Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

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By snugz, Community Member— Last Modified: 03/01/14, First Published: 07/24/08