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Doctor insights on: Can Garlic Help Lower Your Triglyceride Level

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What are some good ways to lower triglycerides?

What are some good ways to 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 reduction in simple carbodyrates (candy, sweets, soda, juices, white bread, white rice, pasta). ...Read more

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Triglyceride (Definition)

Fats from animal products contain these molecules which are made of three fat chains attached to a molecule called glycerol. They circulate in the blood stream and are used as building blocks and repair materials by your cells. Too many of them can contribute to plaque build ...Read more


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I take fish oil and niacin to lower my triglycerides, can I also add garlic tablets?

I take fish oil and niacin to lower my triglycerides, can I also add garlic tablets?

You can: But i doubt it will work. I've not had any luck with Niacin and modest with fish oil, unless it's a prescription strength. Best way is weight loss and avoiding sweats, easily absorbable carbs, etc. If you have hereditary hypertriglyceridemia, none of the mentioned meds will work effectively. ...Read more

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My HDL & LDL are good but triglycerides are 220. What should I do to lower them besides taking omega 3-6-9 & garlic supplements?

My HDL & LDL are good but triglycerides are 220.  What should I do to lower them besides taking omega 3-6-9 & garlic supplements?

Watch carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain and triglycerides. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and 3-4 oz protein with each meal 5 hours apart. ...Read more

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How to lower triglycerides level fast ?

Stop sugar----period: Although there are genetic caiuses, the commonest is sugar in all its forms. This includes diet drinks, candy, cookies, desserts across the board. John yudmin wrote a book ijn 1973 entitled "sweet and dangerous" his research showed that sugar was the major cause of heart disease and it is probably the reason that this is so common here. We consume 150 pouhds of sugar per capitum per annum. ...Read more

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What can I do to lower triglyceride levels?

What can I do to lower triglyceride levels?

Lose weight, diet: Triglycerides are dependent on genetic predisposition, but also affected by excess weight, carbohydrate intake, alcohol, medications, & metabolic disorders like diabetes & low thyroid. Having your doctor screen for these conditions, losing weight, cutting carbs & failing that, consideration for judicious use of appropriate medications under care of your doctor will help mitigate high triglycerides. ...Read more

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What to eat to lower my triglyceride levels?

What to eat to lower my triglyceride levels?

↓Carbs & Body Fat: Triglycerides: just type of fat molecule, look up on google images. ?ed food carbs (=all sugars); esp. Simple ones, eg. Fructose (added to many foods), beyond what our vehicle rapidly burns, is converted (quickly) by liver (1st & later passes) into triglycerides, transported out (so liver cells do not get overloaded & die) & stored in fat cells, especially, visceral fat. Ldl particles > important! ...Read more

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Can you please help to lower triglyceride levels?

Can you please help to lower triglyceride levels?

Triglycerides: Watch your diet. Eat more protein foods, exclude carbohydrates and fats, do regular exercise for atleast 45 minutes per day x min 5 days per week. Recheck triglyceride level after 6 months. If no response, then medical therapy is required. Also need to exclude causes like hypothyroidism and familial disease (if any). ...Read more

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Can you tell me how i can lower triglyceride levels?

Can you tell me how i can lower triglyceride levels?

Reduce carbs: Triglycerides are the result of your liver converting carbohydrates (i.e. Simple sugars, white bread, white pasta, etc.) into a fat. Reduce your consumption of these foods. Eat whole grain when possible. If have hamburgers/hot dogs, don't use buns. Can also use over the counter fish oils directed on the bottle. ...Read more

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What is the best way to lower my triglyceride levels?

What is the best way to lower my triglyceride levels?

Several: Exercise, wt loss, consume low glycemic index foods, increase fish/fishoil consumption, wt loss, good contoll of diabetes if a pt also has this condition. Perscription strength fish oil and fibrates if still not controlled otherwise. ...Read more