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Table 1 Healthy levels of serum lipids for Canadian adults [3]

From: Six-year time-trend analysis of dyslipidemia among adults in Newfoundland and Labrador: findings from the laboratory information system between 2009 and 2014

Lipid component Normal levels
Total cholesterol (TC) < 5.2 mmol/L
Triglycerides (TG) < 1.7 mmol/L
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL-C) cholesterol < 3.4 mmol/L
High-density lipoprotein (HDL-C) cholesterol Males > 1.0 mmol/L
Females > 1.3 mmol/L