Soooooo....since people on this board seem to be more than willing to look at blood test results, I'd love the group's though here. 30yo Female, 5'5" 150 lbs Crossfitter, long-distance runner blood pressure: 110/70 pulse: 55 bpm LDL: 104 HDL:... (more)
According to the New York Times - high HDL is not as good as previously thought. We Paleohackers tend to have pretty elevated HDL numbers. So, my question is, does this new study make us reconsider the way that we interpret high HDL numbers? (more)
The research below makes the claim that the quality of the HDL would depend on levels of serum amyloid A, which in the case of the subjects of the study were high. The presence of this molecule in quantity was then correlated to the overall... (more)
So after a physical in April, I drastically revised diet/added in exercise (those numbers were kinda scary!) Took advantage of a 3 month medical exercise program at the gym 'prescribed' by my doctor, just had 3-month outtake interview last night.... (more)
Alcohol, green tea, niacin, dark chocolate and several other substances increase HDL. Google "How to Triple Your HDL" by Jonathan Carey and feel free to contact him. This was one of the more interesting poster presentations at AHS'11.
So I've had some interesting results, with a very low LDL and high HDL. Normally this is supposed to be good, right? But my HDL is very high and I've seen some research that suggests there can be too much of a good thing... Any experience with... (more)
Hello Kathy, You might want to check out this link over at PHD - http://perfecthealthdiet.com/?p=3122 Conclusion - There???s little data to evaluate the healthfulness of very high HDL levels, but what data we have suggests that more is... (more)
Gary Wu has posted a couple questions about high HDL, and Elaine shares how she had 127 and usually floats at around 110. HDL is not talked about nearly as much as LDL, because it seems to be highly agreed upon, both within the Paleo community,... (more)