# What is a good HDL P level?

## What is a good HDL P level?

HDL cholesterol levels greater than 60 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) are high. That’s good. HDL cholesterol levels less than 40 mg/dL are low. That’s not so good.

What is VLDL and non-HDL?

Non-HDL – this number is your total cholesterol minus your HDL. Your non-HDL includes LDL and other types of cholesterol such as VLDL (very-low-density lipoprotein). Triglycerides – another form of fat in your blood that can raise your risk for heart disease, especially in women.

### What is non-HDL Cho?

Non-HDL cholesterol is all the “bad” cholesterol in the body that isn’t carried by HDL particles that carry the “good” cholesterol. Essentially, it is all the cholesterol that can cause hardening of the arteries and build-up of plaques.

Is a Chol HDL ratio of 24 good?

Doctors calculate an individual’s cholesterol ratio by dividing their total cholesterol by their high-density lipoprotein level. The optimal ratio is between 3.5 and 1. A higher ratio increases the risk of heart disease.

## What does high LDL-P mean?

Studies have shown that LDL-P more accurately predicts risk of cardiovascular disease than LDL-C. Researchers think that increased LDL-P could be one of the reasons that some people have heart attacks even though their total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels are not particularly high.

What is a good non-HDL number?

An optimal level of non- HDL cholesterol is less than 130 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 3.37 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). Higher numbers mean a higher risk of heart disease. To calculate your cholesterol ratio, divide your total cholesterol number by your HDL cholesterol number.

### What happens if non HDL cholesterol is high?

What does it mean if your non-HDL cholesterol is high? If your non-HDL cholesterol is high, you may be at a higher risk of developing atherosclerosis, or narrowing of the arteries. Non-HDL cholesterol increases your risk of heart disease and: chest pain (angina)

Is 1.7 A good LDL HDL ratio?

## How do I lower my LDL-P Small?

Can I reduce my amount of small, dense LDLs?

1. Eat a diet very rich in soluble fiber (BYOBB) – Beans, Yams, Oats, Barley, and Berries.
2. Eat fewer refined carbohydrates.
3. Eat much less saturated and trans fats and cholesterol.
4. Exercise regularly, and.
5. Lose excess weight.