Our expert says:
The best way to test your cholesterol is to do an early morning fasting ( no eating or drinking from 22h00 previous evening) blood test at a lab (where they take a tube of blood) so I'll suggest that you follow up with this test. Some people have hereditary high cholesterol even when eating very healthy. Finger prick tests are not as reliable as the lab testing - it is fine for screening but needs to be double checked if it has an abnormal result.
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