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... My LDL cholesterol is 1.38 which is below the lower limit of 1.50. Is 1. ... (0 replies)
... My LDL has always been outside the upper 'normal' range and HDL outside the lower limit. ... (36 replies)
... You didn't mention that you were taking any medication to lower it, so I assume you are not? ... (5 replies)

... Yes lenin and there is no lower limit on losing weight either. I'd say the gym manager did not have a balanced diet. ... (15 replies)
... With heart disease, there is no sensible lower limit on cholesterol. As low as you can get is right for you. ... (15 replies)
Lower Numbers??
Dec 11, 2006
... Be very careful trying to raise HDL with cholesterol medications..You see what happened to Pfizer and some of the people in their study when they tried to raise HDL with medication. ... (24 replies)
... I think I'm doing pretty much everything right already, according to what I read on websites when I google things like "how to lower bad cholesterol" or "how to raise good cholesterol. ... (4 replies)
... bad your cholesterol ratios are. ... (3 replies)
... It is important to find out LDL and HDL levels when deciding whether your blood cholesterol level is something to worry about. ... (4 replies)
... most people's blood cholesterol levels are not very sensitive to dietary cholesterol, but some people's blood cholesterol levels are. If you are one of those people, you may have to avoid high cholesterol foods like shimp, squid, egg yolks, etc. ... (4 replies)
... Your doctor did not recommend non-drug means of improving the numbers? To lower LDL: Avoid trans fats from hydrogenated oils and saturated fats (replace with unsaturated fats). Lose excess body fat. To raise HDL: Increase exercise. (See a doctor if you are currently non-exercising or have some other limitation.) (4 replies)
... To try to lower LDL levels: Avoid trans-fats from hydrogenated oils. These are common in processed foods and fast food restaurants. Limit saturated fats, which are common in fat from red meat, dairy products, and coconut / palm oil. Replace such fats with unsaturated fats, commonly found in nuts, vegetable oils (non-hydrogenated, not coconut / palm oil), avocados,... (9 replies)
... e only thing you may need to keep in mind that taking such a high dosage of Vitamin C can significantly increase your risk in developing kidney stones. The upper limit of Vitamin C is set at 2,000mg daily. ... (4 replies)
... I think part of my problem is the fact I am a good cook & I love to cook. Food has always been a big part of my life. I think your advise about changing the way I think about food is great. I wish I were one of those people that eat to live whereas I live to eat! I have printed your food list & I'm definitely going to give it a try. Great advice. I really appreciate it! (23 replies)
... althy for life is unattainable. Personally, I've flushed out all bad food from my diet for the last 2 months and am very glad about it. In the past, I tried to limit these food intakes but since finding out that my cholesterol was 320, this gave me the incentive to turn things around. ... (23 replies)
... You've asked a very good question and entire books have been written on the subject. I think the first step to be sucessful with a healthy diet it to change your thinking about food. Think about food in terms of nutritional value. Look up different foods and see what the health benifits of different foods are. You'll be suprised at what you might find. I'll give you the... (23 replies)
... chemistry. Cholesterol is vital to the body, and even more vital as a person gets older. Effects of manipulating the cholesterol pathway may not show up until years later....even if the medcation that interfered with the cholesterol production was stopped years before. ... (21 replies)
... t my information from all over the world.....however, not all sources are reliable as is true anywhere. It might be important to review the long term studies of cholesterol in the elderly....they were done outside of the U.S. for the most part. ... (12 replies)
... lowering drugs. It is highly unlikely that cholesterol and triglycerides that high comes from diet alone. A vegan diet does not assure a good cholesterol level. The body makes its own cholesterol. ... (8 replies)
Need some info
Mar 16, 2006
... I would not worry so much about saturated fats and cholesterol as I would about processed sugars and carbohydrates. Also worry about trans fats. It really isn't the cholesterol you ingest that is the problem. ... (17 replies)

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