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... It is important to find out LDL and HDL levels when deciding whether your blood cholesterol level is something to worry about. Without that, you cannot tell if your have a lot of LDL (bad) or HDL (good). It is just like body weight, which does not distinguish between body fat and lean body weight (you might be "overweight" with muscle, which is healthy, or you might be... (4 replies)
... Do you know your HDL and LDL levels? Triglycerides are raised by high consumption of sugars and alcohol. Distance runners may be consuming a high carbohydrate diet to avoid bonking, but you may want to consider whether you may be going too high on the carbohydrates, or consuming too much of it as sugars. As a vegetarian, you presumably are not consuming fish oil, whose... (4 replies)
... I guess the point is self-evident but a vegetarian is of course someone who does not eat meat, chicken or fish... :) I think the word for someone who eats only fish and not other meats, is a pescatarian? Anyway, fish and all dairy products (milk, cheese, yoghurt, butter etc.) contain cholesterol as well as varying amounts of saturated fat. If you became a full... (4 replies)

... Hi everyone, I am 23 years old and female. I recently got back my first cholesterol test. I had it done because I know high cholesterol runs in my family. I have 250 mg/dL total cholesterol and 208 mg/dL triglycerides. I believe that these numbers are very high. I am shocked considering I run everyday and ice skate almost every night. I am a vegetarian and do not eat... (4 replies)
... dl, and my triglycerides came way down too. My blood pressure is still too high though. ... (19 replies)
... and my triglycerides went down instead of up. ... (12 replies)
... I am a 57 year old woman who has been a runner for 25 years,eaten low carb and not worried about saturated fat intake. Literally left my Doctor's office in tears today. ... (19 replies)
... Deb: Zip and jblondi have already told you some things that will greatly help. The following combination took my TGs from 600+ mg/dL down to 40 mg/dL unmedicated, and my HDL from 25 mg/dL up to 70 mg/dL. 1. Loss of weight (from 227 to 160 lbs) 2. Daily exercise, I use minimally 22-24 min of running (3.1 mile run) every morning. 3. I try to walk whenever I can,... (3 replies)

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