The total blood cholesterol level in the human blood is considered to be normal when it is lower than 200 mg/dl. The people with blood cholesterol ranging between 200–239 mg/dL are said to be Borderline cases and are at a Higher Risk of diseases. Those who have this level above 240 mg/ dL are at an extremely high risk. This level includes both HDL and LDL levels. HDL which is good cholesterol should be between 40-60 mg/DL while the LDL or bad cholesterol level should be below 100 mg/dl which is the optimal level.