What are the guidelines for triglyceride levels?

The following are the National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines for triglyceride levels:
  • normal: less than 150 mg/dL
  • borderline high: 150 to 199 mg/dL:
  • high: 200 to 499 mg/dL
  • very high: 500 mg/dL or higher

Continue Learning about Fats

Improve Colon Health with This Oil
Improve Colon Health with This Oil
Which is better for your colon—corn oil or canola oil? Recent research suggests that canola may have the edge. In an animal study, including canola o...
Read More
What is the difference between good and bad dietary fat?
Janis Jibrin, MS, RDJanis Jibrin, MS, RD
Everyone has to watch their intake of unhealthy fats. It's not the total fat consumption that matter...
More Answers
What are the dangers of having too much fat in my blood?
Jorge CruiseJorge Cruise
Excess fat can lead to high blood pressure and increased risk for heart disease and type 2 diabetes....
More Answers
How Can Eating Fat Help Me Lose Weight?
How Can Eating Fat Help Me Lose Weight?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.