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High Cholesterol board


intresting to see that this post has been added to...zip your absolutly correct..it should have read grams...btw the spare tire,orchestras,and balconys line was pretty funny...i dont have a problem with calories because im slightly underweight (always have been) so thats never a problem, and now i watch my calories from fat BIG TIME ...but im trying to raise my hdh without raising my ldl or total (if thats possible, my ldl is 153 and my doctors gonna give me hell if it goes up) and i hear walnuts or almonds can raise the hdl... im also taking 3 twin lab fish oil caps a day so im hoping with the combination to get the hdl to rise considerbly to balence the ldl................................................................. my total is 209 and my trigs are 78 so im hoping with those numbers and a high hdl to stay off of statins..my mom takes 10mg pravachol a day and does well with it so i dont have anything against statins but id like to try and get my numbers in good shape without them if i can..................................................................................................................................i buy a 1 pound bag of shelled walnuts for about $4.99 in my local supermarket and just make it last 16 days..its a very small handful like about 8 or 9 small nuts...moderation is never really a problem with me once i stick my mind to something...