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Triglyceride (Overview)

are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo.gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ↓es on LCHF foods.


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What is triglycerides?

What is triglycerides?

Fat: Trigylcerides are 3 fatty acids linked to a glycerol molecule. They are used as an energy source for the body and excess triglycerides are deposited in fat (adipose) tissue. If one has an excess of trigylcerides, they can be associated with a higher risk of coronary heart disease. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Overview)

are crucially important, energy-dense, poorly-water-soluble molecules made of 3 fat molecules attached to a glycerol backbone. They are made by all animals, including humans http://goo.gl/H7mItd, mostly in the liver, as a way of storing energy & transported within fat carrying proteins (lipoproteins). Production & storage ↑es on sugar/carbohydrate LFHC foods driving ↑ LDL-P & ↓es on LCHF foods.


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Know about triglyceride's?

Know about triglyceride's?

If triglycerides: are fat in your blood. if they are more than optimal or high you can reduce them by diet and exercise. If that is not successful you can try EPA fish oil, either dietary supplement or prescription Vascepa ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Tip)

Exercise is a great way to whittle your triglyceride levels down to size. ...See more

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Is triglycerides dangerous?

High triglycerides: Normal triglycerides is less than 150 mg/dl. There are many studies showing high triglycerides between 200-499 mg/dl to be harmful to your heart and arteries. Elevated triglycerides are included in metabolic syndrome which is dangerous. ...Read more

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How to reduce triglycerides?

How to reduce triglycerides?

Cut down carbs: Although triglycerides are fats in the blood, they are increased when you eat carbohydrates. Cutting down on sweets, fruit and starchy foods such as rice, bread, pasta and potatoes will help. You can also reduced tryglycerides by adding fiber or fish oil to your diet. ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Tip)

Fish oil: buy from trusted source, consider triglyceride form instead of ester form. Consider refrigerating. ...See more

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How to reduce triglycerides?

How to reduce triglycerides?

∆ LFHC Foods → HFLC,: Complex genes+choices: triglycerides: fat molecules; when ?ed drive onset acute pancreatitis + ?atherosclerosis protection. They become elevated in assoc. With obesity, high sugar/carb foods (rapidly converted by liver into fat for storage) & low activity. Stop these foods, get NMR particle test, ?ex. & ?body fat. Statins+zetia+high dose epa >4, 000 mg/day from fish also effective + other benefits. ...Read more

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How to lower triglycerides ?

How to lower triglycerides ?

Diet and exercise: Your body uses triglycerides to transport unneeded carbs to fat cells. First, avoid simple sugars. Get the "white" out of your diet (starches, white sugar, bread, and white rice). Concentrate on greens, and particularly deep green, like kale, spinach, etc. Second, exercise regularly. Your routine should include 10,000 steps daily and aerobic activity for at least 30 minutes daily 4-5 days weekly. ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Tip)

A non fasting blood lipid level can provide significant information about your triglycerides. ...See more

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Triglyceride (Tip)

Prescription (lovaza) or otc fish oil containing 3600 mg epa+dha will lower triglycerides 40-60%. ...See more

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How can I lower triglycerides?

Lower TG meds,diet: Depends on how much? How long? Co morbid diagnoses.

Medications- fenofibrate,niacin,statins
Omega 3 fish oil 2 capsules twice daily
Change diet- weight reduction,low sugar,low carbohydrate diet
Fiber rich diet,fish x 2 /week
Daily exercise ...Read more

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How to low triglycerides level?

How to low triglycerides level?

Many ways: Start with good healthy diet. Protein fruits and vegetable. Exercise at least 1 hour per day. Then if still elevated levels you may have to take medication to help bring the levels down ...Read more

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How can one lower triglycerides?

How can one lower triglycerides?

Many things: Trigylcerides are very amenable to lifestyle changes. Weight loss and exercise will helpt to lower trigylcerides. Certain modifications in your diet can be very helpful as well, such as recuction in simple carbodyrates (candy, sweets, soda, juices, white bread, white rice, pasta). If trigylcerides remain high despite these lifestyle modifications, certain medications can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Does everyone have triglycerides?

Does everyone have triglycerides?

Yes: It is a part of the overall lipid make up of the body and triglycerides are the breakdown of fats one eats. They can usually be measured in the serum of the blood if not too high. ...Read more

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Where do triglycerides come from?

Recent fatty meal: Most of the triglycerides represent recently-absorbed fat from a fatty meal. They will be broken down into the body's basic fuel, acetyl coa; if one takes in more calories than are needed for the day's energy production, the energy can be stored in the form of fat in the body. These steps are reversible; when more energy is needed, it can come from stored fat. ...Read more

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How can I lower my triglycerides?

See below: Attain or attempt to attain ideal body weight. Avoid alcohol in excess. Control blood sugar if diabetic. Eat a plant based diet. If all of that fails, niacin, Gemfibrozil and similar meds will lower the TG. ...Read more

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What are the triglycerides levels ?

What are the triglycerides levels ?

Triglycerides: Triglycerides are one of the categories of lipids or fats in the blood stream. The main two are cholesterol and triglycerides and there are subtypes. ...Read more

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What does 303 in triglycerides mean?

It's pretty high: Over the long run it can contribute to vascular disease. It can be due to overeating carbs and fatty food, lack of exercise, diabetes, low thyroid, genetics, and some other conditions. Diet and exercise are the first line treatment. ...Read more