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What are triglyceride's?-my doctor called today said they were 150 went up to 186.I don't eat fatty foods.I don't eat that much at all

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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In brief: Triglycerides can be

Elevated by medications or especially by high-glycemic-index carbohydrates (high-fructose corn syrup is major offender).
Fast foods like french fries are good example. Limit fried foods, fast foods, high starch foods (potatoes, white bread, rice, pasta). Some people have a genetic disposition to high tg's but your situation may be primarily dietary.

In brief: Triglycerides can be

Elevated by medications or especially by high-glycemic-index carbohydrates (high-fructose corn syrup is major offender).
Fast foods like french fries are good example. Limit fried foods, fast foods, high starch foods (potatoes, white bread, rice, pasta). Some people have a genetic disposition to high tg's but your situation may be primarily dietary.
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