Jun 16

A Provocative Question About Cholesterol and Mortality

I felt the urge to riff for 4.5 minutes on this topic and made it a video.

And for a few examples, see also my NHANES tweets here (taken from my risk presentation)…

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Petko Petkov

Hello Mr Feldman,

I am on a LCHF diet for about 4 months (first two on strict KETO) and these days I have made some blood tests and I was not very surprised when I saw elevated levels of total cholesterol, LDL, HDL and lowered triglycerides. The ratio between HDL and triglycerides looks fine. I have a lean body so I made the test for LMHR and it looks I am one of the hundreds of lucky persons who are hyper-responders. My questions are: should I do something to lower my LDL and total cholesterol or I am fine? How can I help you with your research regarding LMHR?
If you need I can send you my blood tests.

Thank you in advance!

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Siobhan Huggins

Hi – it’s difficult to comment without seeing the actual numbers. Could you post them? If you’d prefer you can post them in a separate comment and just add “PRIVATE” to the top of the post and we’ll make it so only site owners can see the post.

Petko Petkov
Petko Petkov

Cholesterol total 7.63 mmol/l
Triglycerides 0.61 mmol/l
HDL- cholesterol 2.12 mmol/l
LDL- cholesterol 4.7 mmol/l
VLDL – cholesterol 0.28 mmol/l