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Old 11-21-2007, 09:55 AM   #1
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my cholesterol trending - comments please

From finger stick method.

2005 cholesterol = 211
Triglyceride = 35
HDL = 46
LDL = 158
Risk factor = less than average

2006 C = 213
T= 41
HDL = 45
LDL = 160
Risk factor = less than average

2007 C = 213
T = 37
HDL = 39
LDL = 167
Risk factor = average

Very active person. Recently tried low carb diet and really like it. Now concerned about increasing LDL. Any comments greatly appreciated. Great board. Thanks.

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Old 11-25-2007, 08:27 PM   #2
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Re: my cholesterol trending - comments please

Low carb is a good diet, but by you numbers it seems your HDL is lowering and LDL increasing. You need to get you HDL up. The higher the better. Try fish oil for it. It also help lower the LDL a little, too. Below 70 is best but the lower the better. Definitely take fish oil daily. Also, a low fat diet. Margarine instead of butter, baked or broiled instead of fried foods, etc. Try it for at least 3 months and get it checked again if you can. Then you'll know where you stand with your diet. Good Luck!

 
Old 11-26-2007, 09:34 AM   #3
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Re: my cholesterol trending - comments please

i would go back to eating the way you did in 2005. Your numbers are not that bad... but low HDL is worse than high LDL.

your ratio's:

2005 -- 4.59

2006 -- 4.73

2007 -- 5.46

You want a minimum ratio of under 4.4 and idealy under 4.0 and best if under 3.3

Last edited by Guy1_USA; 11-26-2007 at 09:37 AM.

 
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