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What Alcohol Can I Drink If I Have High Triglycerides
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
Most kinds: Again, how much drinking are we talking about? Alcohol is high calorie, and heavy drinking increases weight in many people, which in turn increases bad cholesterol. Beer has lots of carbs, and some liqueurs (like kahlua) have cholesterol and fat. 1-2 drinks per day may not be harmful and may even raise our good cholesterol, but higher doses elevate blood pressure, bad for general health as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High-carb foods: Avoid grains, lentils, milk protein. Eat healthy fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, avocados, butter, flesh foods, vegetables. For more information and recipe ideas, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ https://kaushikmd.com/2016/12/02/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Limit Amount: Depending on the amount consumed alcohol can increase blood sugar and worsen lipid / lipoprotein problems. If possible, abstain from alcohol for several weeks and recheck you laboratory tests. Alternatively, cut your intake by half and check laboratory tests. This approach will indicate the degree to which alcohol is impacting these values. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
A recent blood test showed I have mild insulin resistance. What can I do to avoid developing diabetes? I am underweight, do not smoke or drink.
Exercise, low carbs: To some extent diabetes, or the predisposition to develop it are genetic so at some point you may develop diabetes. The best things you can do now are to exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet that is low in carbohydrates. Avoid or minimize processed foods, sweets and starchy foods like bread, rice, potatoes, pasta. Learn about low glycemic index foods and use them instead of sweets. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: It's best if you taper over a couple of weeks. ...Read more
None: Irrespective of your blood group, you would be better of abstaining. If you must drink, limit to no more one drink a day. ...Read more
Unhealthy foods: Hi. I highly recommend you get your diabetes under excellent control using the best medications available. A healthy diet will augment effective therapy, but very seldom is type 2 well controlled (at least for long) with"diet & exercise". Healthy diet: whole grains, healthy oils (olive, canola), nuts, fruits & veggies, legumes, lean meats, nonfat dairy; little or no processed (white) grains, sugar ...Read more
What can I drink to help with my constipation if I have diabetes, high blood pressure and gastritis?
Please rephrase: Your question makes no sense in its present form. We would all like to help. ...Read more
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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