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Old 05-19-2012, 09:36 AM   #1
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Default Low Carb CHOLESTEROL level help

just got my results back from the lab
Should I be concerned at how insanely high my Cholesterol up from Feb 2011

Total CHOLESTERAL 4.42 now 5.51
HDL CHOL = 1.02 now 1.06
LDL CHOL = 2.79 now 3.78
LDL/HDL RATIO = 2.7 now 3.36
Triglycerides = 1.34 now 1.08
Total Lipids 6.68

Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-19-2012, 02:14 PM   #2
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Take 3 grams fish oil daily. Eat 40 grams or more of fiber daily. Track your consumption of cholesterol and keep it below 200 mg until you bring your numbers down to acceptable levels.

Think of food as fuel for the body instead of feeding emotions
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Old 05-19-2012, 11:41 PM   #3
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If your doctor is good with it start walking. Walking is good for so many health problems. Good luck.

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