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What are trigicerides?

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Dr. William Scott
General Practice
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In brief: Sugar

When we eat too much sugar (glucose), our body breaks the 6 carbon glucose down to 3 carbon sugar alcohol called glycerol.
At this small molecular level, the body bonds 3 fatty acids together thus forming a "triglyceride". Basically how the body stores unused calories.

In brief: Sugar

When we eat too much sugar (glucose), our body breaks the 6 carbon glucose down to 3 carbon sugar alcohol called glycerol.
At this small molecular level, the body bonds 3 fatty acids together thus forming a "triglyceride". Basically how the body stores unused calories.
Dr. William Scott
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Dr. Stephen Lorino
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Fats

Triglycerides are the types of fats in the blood that are associated with developing atherosclerosis and pancreatitis, best to keep this under 150 on a fasting lab check.

In brief: Fats

Triglycerides are the types of fats in the blood that are associated with developing atherosclerosis and pancreatitis, best to keep this under 150 on a fasting lab check.
Dr. Stephen Lorino
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