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Triglyceride (Definition)

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 & ...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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What can elevate triglyceride levels?

What can elevate triglyceride levels?

Sugar in diet: Processed sugar, found in candy, sweets and processed foods (soda) can elevate your triglycerides. Try to avoid hidden fats such as luncheon meats, hot dogs and fatty food snacks such as chips. Eat low saturated fat-less meat and less fried foods since they can elevate triglyceride levels. ...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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Why are my triglyceride levels high? What can I do?

Why are my triglyceride levels high? What can I do?

Too much starch: You need and weight on the middle. You need to follow a low carb diet, exercise more, and lose weight! ...Read more

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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

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I was wondering is a 247 triglyceride level considered high?

I was wondering is a 247 triglyceride level considered high?

Do this: Triglycerides increase because of consumption of excess amounts of carbs.

Read this short article on lowering triglycerides: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/

For food ideas, go to: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/category/recipe/ ...Read more

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What are the causes and implications of extremely low levels of triglycerides?

Healthy: I'm not aware of any disease process that results from triglycerides that are too low. We consider low tg to be exceedingly healthy. If yours are low, congratulations! ...Read more

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My triglyceride level is 1647 I should be dead already?

My triglyceride level is 1647 I should be dead already?

You are: Probably diabetic and are at great risk for triglycerides! If your HDL levels are low, then you are diabetic for sure! But high triglycerides can cause pancreatitis, so wholesale changes in lifestyle (low carbohydrate diet), metformin, and ingestion of 3-omega fatty are essential! ...Read more

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Any connection between diabetes and triglyceride levels?

Any connection between diabetes and triglyceride levels?

Many: In diabetes since you cannot metabolize (burn) glucose for energy you try to get it from fat (by way of triglycerides) and protein. Diabetes type 2 is also associated with the metabolic syndrome (high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol). ...Read more

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What's the difference between cholesterol and triglyceride level?

See link: Mayo Clinic explanation: Triglycerides and cholesterol are separate types of lipids that circulate in your blood. Triglycerides store unused calories and provide your body with energy, and cholesterol is used to build cells and certain hormones.

See link for further info:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/triglycerides/art-20048186? pg=1 ...Read more

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I am 18, and my triglyceride level is 157. Is that bad? What does that mean?

No: It is not necessarily bad, triglycerides are a type of cholesterol, and can be dangerous with very high levels (over 200 but more over 500) and it's also dependent on whether your labs were drawn while fasting or not and what your sugar levels are. A good, balanced diet and exercise routine should be implemented nevertheless. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I do not eat fatty food, why is my triglycerides level high?

I'm wondering if I do not eat fatty food, why is my triglycerides level high?

Weight and genes: Fasting triglyceride levels are predominantly determined by liver synthesis and how fast they are cleared from the blood. They are less affected by the amount of fat that is eaten. Liver triglyceride production increases with the usual western carbohydrate-rich diet. But the most important factors are genes and presence of obesity. If obese, weight loss can have dramatic tg lowering effects. ...Read more

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Can consumption of medium chain triglycerides raise overall triglyceride levels?

Yes: But who is really checking for medium chain trig in food are you? Generally dairy products are filled with triglycerides. ...Read more

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What can I do if my triglyceride level was 33. Is that too low and if so, is it harmful?

What can I do if my triglyceride level was 33. Is that too low and if so, is it harmful?

Not dangerous: A low triglyceride level is excellent. It indicates that you most likely have good Insulin sensitivity and are at low risk of diabetes. Nothing to worry about! ...Read more

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What can I do if my triglycerides level is 557 and LDL level is 120 how is that possible?

Trig and ldl differ: Triglycerides and LDL are different things. Trigs go up wtih diabetes, nephrotic syndrome (a kidney problem), after very fatty meals (if you ate for example a cheeseburger right before test), and high trigs can be genetic (runs in the family). U need a recheck of your triglycerides, and treatment if they are still up like that. >500 I usually treat, because u can get pancreatitis if that hi. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how can one increase levels of HDL and decrease triglycerides and vldl without drugs?

Diet and exercise: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco in any form and do take any more than one drink on a given day. ...Read more

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What are the best ways of reducing significantly high triglyceride levels  when statins are not helping?

Lifestyle/meds: Weight loss through diet and exercise can have a very beneficial effect on triglycerides. If diabetic or hypothyroid, control over these helps. Omega3 fatty acids help but can raise LDL (fish oil 2 grams twice daily, 1/4 cup walnuts/day, use of olive oil for dietary oil such as on spinach salad). Fibrates (prescription) are very effective. ...Read more

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What could cause my husband to have a triglyceride level of 370 at age 31? How can he control it (he's a vegetarian)?

Elevated Triglycerid: Can be related to poor dietary habits especially diets high in processed high glycemic index carbohydrates and sugar with low activity level or related to genetics. Healthy diet, exercise and triglyceride lowering medication may be indicated ...Read more

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What happens if my dads (hes 55 btw) reg cholesterol is 187 but his triglyceride level is 247, is that considered high?

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No crystal ball...: If by "reg cholesterol" you mean "total", then 187mg/dL is pretty good. We used to recommend TC less than 200mg/dL w/goal triglyceride less than 150mg/dL. So 247mg/dL is kinda high but not horribly so (that's greater than 500mg/dL) at which we can then talk to him about medicines to lower TG & risk for pancreatitis etc. Still, it would be a good idea to focus on lifestyle modification & recheck ...Read more

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My triglycerides levels are 657. Is this bad? I'm a 34yr old male that is not over weight & I excersice 2 to 3 times a week.

My triglycerides levels are 657. Is this bad? I'm a 34yr old male that is not over weight & I excersice 2 to 3 times a week.

Yeah that's kinda bad: In the long term, triglycerides in that range can contribute to heart attack and stroke. In the short term, triglycerides above 600 can actually lead to acute pancreatitis. This should be medicated down for now. Exercise more and limit the saturated and trans fats in your diet. ...Read more

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My triglyceride levels have increased from 144.0-4/10/13 to 192.0-8/09/13 to 184.0-9/09/13. Same diet could stress be a factor?

My triglyceride levels have increased from 144.0-4/10/13 to 192.0-8/09/13 to 184.0-9/09/13. Same diet could stress be a factor?

Variation: Is somewhat normal with triglycerides. You might be eating the same overall diet, but what you ate in the 2-3 meals leading up to the test could vary the result, along with alcohol intake. If you average those three readings, you probably have a good idea of what your level is, and it is borderline high. Regular exercise, wt. Loss, more fish, less alcohol, and you'll lower it. ...Read more

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My triglycerides level are 386, LDL 169 my age is 26, sex male, please advise how to reduce it and are these levels too high for my body.

My triglycerides level are 386, LDL 169 my age is 26, sex male, please advise how to reduce it and are these levels too high for my body.

Many Considerations: First, identify the problem. Possible causes include both genetic (familial combined hyperlipidemia, familial hypertriglyceridemia, familial dysbetalipoproteinemia) and non-genetic (insulin resistance, type ii diabetes, thyroid abnormalities, chronic kidney disease, alcohol) issues. In addition to lifestyle changes, factors identified should be managed. Depending on respose medicine may be needed. ...Read more

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What can cause low triglyceride levels and low thyrotropin levels? My triglyceride level is 42 and my thyrotropin level is 1.04. Results from 4.5.14

Normal: Hi. That thyrotropin (TSH) is normal, not low. It suggests you have normal thyroid function (assuming you have normal pituitary function). And your triglycerides at face value would just suggest you're very insulin-sensitive (a good thing), although genetic influences are certainly possible. To your good health! ...Read more

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I am facing with the problem of increased triglycerides to the level of 228 mg/dl and decreased level of HDL to the level of 31 mg/dl. Please suggest.?

Lipids: High triglycerides are related not only to the fat in your diet but also the simple sugars, so need to reduce both of these. Hdl is more difficult to increase, it is not due to diet, but can be improved with aerobic exercise. In women a low HDL is a significant risk factor for cardiac disease, so try to improve that. ...Read more

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I've been told I need to improve my triglycerides and cholesterol levels. Are there any specific foods I should eat more or less of to address this? Food advice to improve levels

Limit your intake: Of red meat and dairy products made with whole milk to reduce your saturated and trans far intake. Choose skim milk, low fat or fat-free dairy products. Limit fried food and use healthy oils in cooking (vegetable oil). To lower triglycerides cut sugar (sweets, desserts, candy, soda pop, syrup, alcohol) and increase fiber. Attain/maintain ideal weight. Exercise nearly daily. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for high triglyceride levels?

What is the best treatment for high triglyceride levels?

Depends: Depends on how high the triglycerides (tg's) are. If greater thatn 500mg/dl then we do try to lower them with diet and medications to prevent pancreatitis. Depending on the cause, dietary restriction of fats and or sugar/carbohydrates will be required. High dose fish oils (omega #) along with lipid lowering meds such as fibrates, niacin, and statins may also be needed to lower tg's. ...Read more

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If my dad's (he's 55) reg cholesterol is 187 but his triglyceride level is 247, is that considered high?

Yes, they are high..: Triglyceride (tg) levels over 150 are considered high. Independent of the other cholesterol numbers, high tgs are associated with heart problems. It may also be a marker of diabetes. The good news is that tgs are lowered effectively with a low fat, low choleterol diet, and increased activity. Alcohol can raise tgs, so cut back. I would have your dad checked for diabetes. Good luck. ...Read more

Sugar Substitute (Definition)

Sugar subsitites are chemicals that taste like sugar but have no calories and do not change blood sugar when consumed, they include: saccharine, aspartame (equal) sucralose (splenda), and stevia only the ...Read more