Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL)

Total Cholesterol - HDL - (Triglycerides / 5)

HDL (mg/dL)
Total Cholesterol (mg/dL)
Triglycerides (mg/dL)

Desired Levels:
HDL 35 mg/dL or higher
Cholesterol 200mg/dL or less
Total Cholesterol 190 mg/dL or less
Triglycerides 190 mg/dL or less
LDL 130 mg/dL or less

Blood lipids are divided into 2 major groups: Good lipids and bad lipids. HDL (high density lipoprotein) is a good lipid and cholesterol, triglycerides, and LDL (low density lipoprotein) are bad lipids.


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