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Will Eating Raw Almonds Cause High Triglyceride
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
Not really.: Fat is a basically unrefined cholesterol, so even if you eat fatty foods, the body makes cholesterol from the fat. Most high fat foods are also high cholesterol foods. The national cholesterol education program helps provide guidelines of how to reduce the intake of total and saturated fat for lower cholesterol to lower risk for atherosclerosis. ...Read more
Yes: Elevated nonfasting triglycerides mean nothing. A nice cheese meal before your blood test will increase triglycerides. If i had elevated fasting triglycerides, i'd up my aerobic fitness program and stop worrying. As a pathologist / lab specialist, i've never had much use for 'treating lab values.' enjoy your cheese. ...Read more
Possible: About 75% of your cholesterol is dependent upon genetics. So if your cholesterol is modestly elevated,change in your diet and excercise may do the trick. Fish oil may impact your triglycerides but has no significant effect on cholestrol. Statins are drug of choice ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Carbs increase ldl: The latest info in that too many refined sugars and animal fat can increase LDL to help decrease cholesterol be plant based (9cups of veggies/fruits/day), good grains such as brown rice, quinoa, millet, oatmeal, and lean protein such as poultry & fish are better. Limit dairy as well since that is an animal fat. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergy to it can.: Peanut butter is recommended by the cleveland clinic for diarrhea. However, if you are allergic to peanuts, you may develop diarrhea when eating peanut butter and overeating worsens it. See your doctor to rule out an allergy to peanuts, as peanut allergy is one of the most frequent food allergies. 80% of the immune system is gut-associated, which explains the strong diarrheal response. ...Read more
Yes to a point: However, atkins and others have shown that if you minimize carbohydrate intake, that may be more important than limiting fats. ...Read more
Peanuts: Unsalted peanuts should be low in salt and low in carbohydrates. Nuts, in general, are a good source of protein and fats. Nuts contain monounsaturated fat, vitamin E, folic acid, magnesium, copper, protein, and fiber, and are rich in antioxidant phytochemicals. Nuts lower "bad" cholesterol levels and raise "good" cholesterol levels. Key is portion control. Don't go nuts on your nuts! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eating nuts specially cashew and almonds and dried appricot can increase cholestrol? Specially in old age? How much should one can eat?
Nuts contain gd fats: Foods that are good fats, do not increase cholesterol. One's liver is what contributes to how cholesterol is handled in the body, not necessarily by diet. Cholesterol is the main building block that form our hormones, and steroid. So not having enough cholesterol is as much a problem, as having too much cholesterol. However eating nuts and apricots are not ways in which cholesterol is increased. ...Read more
Does eating high fat but low carb foods make you lose weight but higher cholesterol levels or is ingested fats also stored as fat in our bodies?
Fat has calories: Fatty foods are packed with calories, twice the number of carbs or proteins for the same amount of food. So high fat is not going to help you lose weight just because you are avoiding starches and sugars (carbs). Your total calorie intake needs to go down and/or your exercise up to lose weight. Start reading labels with portion size and calorie content as well as the breakdown carb/protein/fats. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
High glycemic index(GI) foods that have high effect on blood sugar level -will eating such foods make you feel hungry sooner compared to low GI foods?
Seeds: Moderation always best!Get a more detailed answer ›
I like eating dietary products that are high in protein (such as protein cookies)i also eat veggies, meat, fruit...Is it ok to eat those cookies?
Yes: As long as you use with moderation. ...Read more
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