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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?

See below: Target cholesterol levels Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl For ways to reduce cholesterol, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...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?

Depends: Total cholesterol is recommended to be less than 200. The more important bad cholesterol, ldl, recommended level is based on your personal risk factors. ...Read more

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Can butter incease the cholesterol level?

Can butter incease the cholesterol level?

Not triglycerides: Grass fed butter will not increase your bad cholesterol (triglycerides). For more on fats, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/27/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/ ...Read more

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How can you reduce the cholesterol level?

How can you reduce the cholesterol level?

Physical activity: Remain physically active. Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jelly, saffron, tumeric, honey (buckwheat), alfalfa sprouts, celery, beets, eggplant, garlic, onion, chili peppers, legumes, dandelion root & jerusalem artichoke. Avoid deep fried foods & whole eggs. Discuss with your physician. ...Read more

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What does someone's cholesterol level mean?

What does someone's cholesterol level mean?

Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol is one of several modifiable risk factors for arteriosclerosis (others: smoking, blood pressure, activity). Some levels of cholesterol are associated with low risk, others, high - thus it's measured with a simple blood test. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a safe cholesterol level?

Anyone know what is a safe cholesterol level?

See below: Target cholesterol levels Triglycerides (bad cholesterol): less than 100 mg/dl HDL (good cholesterol): more than 60 mg/dl For ways to reduce cholesterol, read: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ ...Read more

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Best food for decrease the cholesterol level?

Best food for decrease the cholesterol level?

Fiber: One of the best dietary means of decreasing cholesterol is to increase the use of fiber in the diet. 25-35 grams of fiber should be taken in. ...Read more

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What exactly does your cholesterol level mean?

What exactly does your cholesterol level mean?

Cholesterol level: Your total cholesterol measures the amount of cholesterol or fat in your blood. This gives your doctors an idea of your risk for heart attacks, or stroke or vascular disease. Usually the total cholesterol is broken down into different types of fat--triglycerides, high density lipoproteins and low density lipoproteins. The amount of these provides even more information about your risk. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about a 130 cholesterol level?

Probably OK: Hi. The total cholesterol number is of VERY limited utility. Better to know your whole profile (includes triglycerides, HDL, and LDL). However, with a total cholesterol of 130, it would be unlikely for you to have a bad profile. ...Read more