This is a true story that occurred from September to December, 2013.
In September 2013, my lab results showed:
Triglycerides over 280 (normal range 0 -125).
Total cholesterol 191 (normal range <200).
Liver SGOT (AST) 71 (normal range 0 – 40), Liver SGPT (ALT) 111 (normal range 0 to 32).
Vitamin D deficiency 24.7 (normal range : 30 to 100).
I wondered, how is that possible for a 35 yr old vegetarian?
After the blood work, I was asked to take ultrasound of the liver and neighboring organs. I was diagnosed with fatty liver. Typically, medication is recommended for such triglyceride levels. I asked my doctor …