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
Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Weight Loss Tips