Cholesterol Level Questions
Since adding more fat (mostly coconut and olive oil, avocado, butter, and some cream) my cholesterol levels have gone up (as I'd have expected). I've been happy about this, especially since discovering low cholesterol is bad for brain health. But... (more)
I am very new to this forum and looking for advice. I must to admit to being fairly worried. I have painfully tingly feet and hands, which I finally got in to a see a doctor about and got blood drawn Friday. The labs came back later that day.... (more)
After doing so well on the Whole 30 - I have just found out there is now a concern with my cholestoral (something that was never a concern in the past). I really don't know what to do.
Hi all, My fiance got his lab work back today and I am shocked at the results. He is a relatively healthy 27 year old.. 5'10 180lbs. His diet could be better but it isnt horrible... not completly paleo but not anything like your average... (more)
Quick summary for those who don't want to read the whole thing: Dietary changes had an enormous impact on my blood cholesterol levels. As the majority opinion on the internet seems to be that dietary cholesterol has a limited, or even... (more)
I've been paleo for about a year and a half. I eat mainly grass fed meats, healthy fats, coconut milk pudding, green smoothies and sweet potatoes. No fast food, nothing fried, nothing out of a can or carton. Cholesterol 375 LDL... (more)
Two years ago I had my cholesterol checked and the numbers looked good. I have just had it checked again ,afer 4 months of paleo diet (strict diet but a daily piece of cured cheese from raw sheep's milk) and the results were... (more)
Here are my test results: Pre-Paleo 1/17/2013 Total Cholesterol 149 Triglycerides: 55 HDL: 51 LDL: 87 Post-Paleo: 12/18/2013 (Eating clean for most of year.... uptake in alcohol consumption in December) Total Cholesterol... (more)
While your triglycerides are still low by conventional standards, they are going up, and trigs are thought to be a good indicator of inflammation. So I'd keep an eye on those. Trigs are directly related to carbohydrate intake.
Hi everyone, I adopted a Paleo diet a while back and experimented with it for 2-3 months. It was basically lean meats, veges, fish oil and occasionally nuts. This gave me the following blood results (all measurements in mmol/l)... (more)
Husband's levels are total 252, HDL 52 and LDL 183. Triglycerides are fine and CRP was excellent. LDL was up from a year ago and HDL down slightly. After some of the reading I've done, I'm not overly concerned, but it had been under control... (more)
I recently had my annual blood work done at work. In years previous my cholesterol was borderline high. I started eating Paleo about 2 years ago and since then I've lost 120lbs. When I met with the nutritionist to review my results from... (more)
my employer does CV screening; BP, BG and cholesterol. i take part every year and my numbers are alway excellent on the CW scale. today, i was screened before my first meal of the day; about 14 hours fasted and BP 99/62 Glucose... (more)
I have been on Paleo for 8 months. My cholesterol has increased from 174 to 268 in 6 months.
I've been Paleo about 6 months. Just got my first blood test results. Most of these we don't have a baseline for because my doctor has never tested them before. Most of them, in fact, were tests I requested specifically. The lab doesn't do... (more)