A 37-year-old member asked:
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how can i lower my triglyceride levels besides taking pills?

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Dr. John Szawaluk
31 years experience Cardiology
Diet : Weight loss and exercise. Decrease alcohol consumption.
Answered on Mar 22, 2013
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Agree with Dr. Szawaluk plus decrease intake of saturated fats and carbohydrates
Aug 31, 2012
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Cut starch and sugar: Atkins and South Beach diets are qwhat you should follow! Both are low carb!
Answered on Nov 27, 2017

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