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The LDL-to-HDL ratio can be changed by quitting smoking, losing weight and choosing healthier fats. The optimal ratio for high-density lipoprotein, or good cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein, or bad cholesterol, is... More »

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An ideal LDL HDL ration is 3.5:1. A higher ration indicates a higher risk of getting a heart attack while a lower ratio shows a lower risk. The calculation is necessary for knowing the risk of getting a heart attack, but... More »

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An ideal ratio of LDL ????????? known as bad cholesterol ????????? to HDL ????????? or good cholesterol ????????? is 3.5 to 1 millimoles per liter, according to Mayo Clinic. In general, a ratio of 5 to 1 millimoles per l... More »

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