NORMAL TOTAL CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
The total cholesterol level is a decent starting point, but it’s more essential when comparing the amount to the other cholesterol levels (LDL and HDL). You can acquire a better picture of your risk for heart disease by looking at these ratios. However, the following are some recommended total cholesterol levels:
Less than 200 mg/dL is ideal.
200-239 mg/dL is considered borderline high.
High: 240 mg/dL or more
NORMAL TRIGLYCERIDES LEVEL
Having a healthy number of triglycerides is beneficial, however you need stay within a certain range:
Borderline desirable: less than 200 mg/dL 200-399 mg/dL is a high level.
400 mg/dL and greater are considered high.
NORMAL HIGH-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN / HDL LEVELS
LDL is the one you should think about the most. Having levels that are higher than the recommended limit can cause health issues.
Borderline: less than 130 mg/dL Desirable: less than 130 mg/dL 130-159 mg/dL is considered high.
High: 160 mg/dL or more