What other molecules are monitored in your blood along with HDL and LDL?
What do the results of a cholesteol test mean? How do you interpret each value?
Cholesterol levels are measured in Milligrams of cholesterol per deciliter. A desirable level of total cholesterol should be below 200 mg/dL. Near ideal level for your LDL should be 100-129 mg/dL. For HDL, the best level you can have is 60 mg/dL and above. If your triglyceride level is below 150, you're in good shape. (Mayo Clinic)
What can you do to change the levels of HDL and LDL in your blood?
How does the intake of saturatd, unaturated, and trans fat affect cholesterol levels and over all health?
Documentation of Sour
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