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

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

More veg/fish, less.: If u r young and in general good health, 206 is very mildly elavated and if you have high level of HDL (good cholesterol) say above 60...I would not worry much about it (less than 200 = good). Balanced diet with more fish/veggies, less animal fats/cholesterol, and more aerobic exercise will do the job! an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure..Stay well and healthy.. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me how high and low cholesterol level differ?

Can you please tell me how high and low cholesterol level differ?

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 to the liver thus called "good" cholesterol. Low density lipoprotein orldl is the "bad" cholesterol that can inflow into the lining of the artery to form atherosclerotic plaque. ...Read more

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What is my cholesterol level?

What is my cholesterol level?

Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a sterol that is contained in human cell membranes. If cholesterol levels in the blood are too high it can cause risk for strokes, heart attack or peripheral vascular disease. Your cholesterol level can be determined with a simple blood test. ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level?

What is a normal cholesterol level?

About 200 mg/dL: Cholesterol level is only one of the issues in determining risk of heat disease. Please consult this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cholesterol-levels/cl00001. ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Under 200: a normal cholesterol level for your age is under 200mg/dl. 200-239 is borderline and 240 or higher is considered high ...Read more

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What is a normal cholesterol level ?

What is a normal cholesterol level ?

Nee to look at more: Than just cholesterol. See this site for more info. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/services/tests/labtests/lipid.aspx. ...Read more

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My cholesterol level is 5.3 is it ok?

My cholesterol level is 5.3  is it ok?

Likely ok: Your cholesterol level is just above the normal limit. You need to test all of your lipids, including HDL and triglycerides for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the recommended cholesterol level?

What's the recommended cholesterol level?

LDL, not Cholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without tearing), is fundamental to the survival of every animal cell. Lipoproteins (proteins which transport all fats in the water outside cells) is the correct issue for artery disease (e.g. Ldl ?700 nmol/l, HDL ?45 ┬Ámol/l). Cholesterol ?$, but misleading. ...Read more

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