According to a couple of systematic reviews of studies, there is insufficient evidence about the lowering effect of vitamin D on blood cholesterol levels.
Vitamin D, Evidence Mayo Clinic (data from Natural Standard Research Collaboration)
Many studies have looked at the effects of vitamin D alone or in
combination with other agents for high cholesterol,...
In summary, there is a strong evidence to say that the risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) include:
High saturated/unsaturated fat intake ratio and high trans fat intake
High intake of refined carbohydrates
High LDL-cholesterol and CVD
The Role of Lipids and Lipoproteins in Atherosclerosis (Comprehensive ...
This question is old, but the answer might help some other people:)
First of all: yes, high triglycerides are a risk for CVD.
However, there is no evidence that treatment of moderately high triglycerides will decrease the rate of CHD for primary prevention in otherwise healthy individuals. The amount of side effects of medication are more important than the ...