Like "sounds to me like you are on the right path. weight loss, a low carb way of eating, exercise, and fasting 16-24 hours every day helped take my lipid profile from "dangerous" to "ideal". the number I'm most concern about is the triglyceride to HDL ratio as it is an indicator of LDL particle size. the ideal ratio is under 2 and over 4 is considered too high. yours is 3.5 (149/43) ... were I you, I'd be focused on ways to increase your HDL ( and decrease triglycerides ( ❤ eat as if your life depends on it Steve"