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Could it happen that a food be high in fat but low in cholesterol?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: An example is wesson oil (vegetable oil): 1 tbs has 14 grams of fat and 0 mg of cholesterol.

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A 75-year-old female asked:

High and low cholesterol numbers?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
See below:: Total cholesterol: <200, LDL <130, better if <100. Should be <70 if at high risk, HDL - for men should be >40, for women >50, triglycerides <150. For details see this site: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/high-blood-cholesterol/ds00178/dsection=tests-and-diagnosis.

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