CHOLESTEROL























Reference [5]
NCEP ATP III Triglyceride Categories
Range Triglyceride value
(mg/dl)
Normal < 150 mg/dl
Borderline-high 150 - 199 mg/dl
High 200 - 499 mg/dl
Very high ≥ 500 mg/dl














Reference [5]
Measure Potential reduction of LDL
Reduce intake of saturated and trans fat 8 - 10%
Reduce cholesterol intake 3 - 5%
Increase fiber intake (increase 5 - 10 grams a day) 3 - 5%
Consume 2 grams of plant sterols a day (see below) 6 - 15%
Weight Loss (lose 10 pounds) 5 - 8%
POTENTIAL CUMULATIVE REDUCTION 20 - 30%