Male, 40yrs, 72kg, 5'7", ser cholstrl 214, triglycerds 387, HDL 36, LDL 98, vldl 77. Good diet, salt n sugar contrlod. What is causing prob?

Bad Cholesterol. People who have poor lipid profiles despite having a good diet and regular exercise may have a family history of abnormal cholesterol. These patients tend to have a profound improvement with medication intervention.
Pre-diabetic! Your profile is pre-diabetes all the way. A healthy diet for you is low carb, or alternatively mediterranean. You are programmed as an "apple" with metabolic syndrome. Starches are as bad as sugar! you may be broaching blood pressure issues as well. This is metabolic syndrome in the making.