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  • #16
    Originally posted by sbhikes View Post
    I don't know what mine are yet. My boyfriend is getting a blood test today. He's not primal, but he eats what I cook him. Last night I gave him bacon and pesto on wheat noodles. Now I'm afraid his cholesterol numbers will be really bad, thanks to me.
    Those noodles are a killer.
    Eating primal is not a diet, it is a way of life.
    PS
    Don't forget to play!

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    • #17
      Originally posted by Dirlot View Post
      Just got my blood tests back, full battery of tests which they seem to do here in Canada from time time.

      Total Cholesterol 4.47 mmol/L 173 mg/dl
      Trigliceride 0.65 mmol/L 57 mg/dl
      HDL 2.01 mmol/L 77.7 mg/dl
      LDL 2.16 mmol/L 83.5 mg/dl

      Total/HDL 2.2
      Just read Griff's Cholesterol Primer again and because my triglicerides are below 100 the Friedewald equation is inaccurate.
      Using the Iranian equation my LDL results are even more Awesome LDL 1.74 mmol/l 67 mg/dl
      Last edited by Dirlot; 09-07-2012, 08:46 PM.
      Eating primal is not a diet, it is a way of life.
      PS
      Don't forget to play!

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      • #18
        Hi guys can I have some advice.
        Been primal for exactly 2 years and here's my last 2 sets of blood test results. The second number is the latest results.
        TOTAL 144, 191
        Trig 105, 124
        HDL 46, 58
        LDL 85, 109

        After doin a little research on PB it seems that my Trigs could be a little high. What do you think? If so how would you drop them?

        Thanks for and help!
        Richard (New Zealand)

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        • #19
          congrats! but ssshhhh on the "invincible" stuff. with that kind of talk you're likely to walk outside and get hit by a truck today

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          • #20
            BigDick1, your trigs might be a bit high. But they are not high enough to worry about in my opinion. Worry doesn't come in to play until its over 150. If you want to bring it down more, I would try adding in a long relaxing walk as often as your schedule allows.

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