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My cholesterol level is 206 What diet do I take to keep it low

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Cholesterol: Cholesterol level is not a constant. It varies with body physiologic state.

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Basic biology: The vast majority of your cholesterol is made in your body, rather than coming in from what you eat. People like to criticize other people's food choi... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Be active physically: Stay physically active. Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, br... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Best information.: You’d get your best information about lowering your cholesterol by consulting with a registered dietitian. An RD can tailor a meal plan to your speci... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
May be: Please talk with your doctor and discuss about your risk factors and the need for meds or not.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No: Lab ranges are set so that a few percent of healthies arbitrarily fall outside on either end. Be glad, as long as you feel well.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
Cardiology 48 years experience
Cholesterol: I presume you are referring to high density lipoprotein cholesterol or hdl, which is the molecule that MAP bed cholesterol away from the arteries back... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Moore
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 35 years experience
Not necessary: No one knows how low is too low. There are no known diseases caused by low cholesterol. Count your blessings.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Consult you doctor: It is not a good idea to increase the dose on your own. Please consult with the doctor who prescribed the medication.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
I don't think so: Not many years ago levels up to 240 were considered normal. Few doctors realize that chol. does NOT cause heart disease; the real cause is inflammatio... Read More