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Hi -My total cholesterol is 6.45 mmol/l

However my HDL is 2.83 mmol/l and LDL is 2.93 mmol/l.

HDL C Ratio is 2.38 and Small LDL Cholesterol is 26.11 mg/dl

All the results came in as okay except for 6.45 overall level.To get to below 5 total cholesterol I will need to reduce LDL to 1.48 and is this achievable by diet? I've no other health problems and am reasonably fit
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replied July 8th, 2018
Hello and welcome to EHF,

I appreciate your concern,

Statins is a group of drugs that lowers the blood cholesterol levels,one of the criteria for their prescription is that when the LDL level of a person is above 4.9mmol/lit,he/she should take statins to lower the cholesterol levels.

As yours is not so high at the moment,you're otherwise healthy with no chronic conditions like diabetes or hypertension,you can reduce your cholesterol levels to normal or ideal values with both diet and exercise.
Your diet should contain more plant based foods and you should exercise for atleast 1 hour daily.

I hope this is helpful,

Wishing you the best of health.

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