High Blood Cholesterol
Frequently Asked Questions
13. What is a desirable level for total cholesterol?
A desirable level for total cholesterol is less than 200 mg/dL. Here are the ranges for total cholesterol levels. Do you know how your total cholesterol level compares?
|Total Cholesterol Level||Category|
|Less than 200 mg/dL||Desirable|
|200 to 239 mg/dL||Borderline high|
|240 mg/dL and above||High|