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jellybean3009 10-09-2012 04:52 PM

Need help with these numbers
Can someone interrupt these numbers for me and give your opinion on how to Change them?

HDL. 36
LDL. 147
TRIG. 120

Total Cholesterol 207

Thank you!

berkeley3525 10-15-2012 04:44 AM

Re: Need help with these numbers
Your total cholesterol is slightly elevated (should be below 200). HDL is slightly off (should be above 40). LDL is also slightly off (should be below 130). Millions of Americans would love to have these numbers. You certainly don't need medication. Eat less fat and increase intake of fiber.

Titchou 10-15-2012 04:56 AM

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I agree that some small changes in your diet would be beneficial. Try adding more good fats - fish, olive oil. Eliminate fried food, heavy salad dressings,etc.

jenj770 10-15-2012 05:17 AM

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Your TC/HDL ratio is 5.75 should be <4.5

Your LDL/HDL ratio is 4.08 should be < 3.2

Your trig/HDL ratio is 3.33 should be <2.0

Many of us have genetically high levels that are not effectively changed with just diet and exercise. I would recommend eating low carb, though.

I would also recommend supplementing to lower your LDL and raise your HDL. Many of us here do so with Red Yeast Rice by Nature's Plus (for LDL) You would also need to take COQ10 (Ubiquinol). I use Flush Niacin to raise HDL. Look for past posts that explain exactly how to do this properly, if interested. Krill oil is, I think, helpful for Trigs. Krill is lowest on the food chain so less worry about mercury.

Best with this,


jellybean3009 10-20-2012 10:39 PM

Re: Need help with these numbers
Thanks for your help!

Jean Kelver 10-28-2012 06:00 PM

Re: Need help with these numbers
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