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Let's Do Some Triglyceride Talk! Huh? Yeah. All Those Culprit Carbs Can Raise Your Triglycerides, and That Could Lead to Heart D by Connie Bennett Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 8:12pm If you're paying attention, just about every few days, you can learn about yet another connection between eating those culprit, quickie carbs and developing one health condition after another. Did you know, for instance, that the more of those fast-acting carbs you eat, the higher your triglyceride levels will be? (Trigylcercides are a fat f ... Read on »
Exercise vs Niacin re Postprandial Triglycerides by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 23 Nov 2011 3:01am Better start fasting now in preparation for tomorrow's celebration of & ode to gluttony.  But how can we have our cake and eat it, too?  Figuratively speaking, of course!   In yesterday's Wall Street Journal's Health & Wellness section , a detailed analysis of some recent studies was published.   In one review , the authors noted that prepr ... Read on »
Vegans Low Cholesterol High In Triglycerides ? by Plantarian Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 27 Jan 2012 9:11am Foods High In Triglycerides | ** The guide to triglycerides ** Gin - Vegan Mother's Ruin ? Plantarians, Vegetarians who avoid dairy and vegans should all enjoy lower than average cholesterol levels but it seems that vegans are not necessarily immune to high trigyceride levels which can be just as damaging. Alcohol, sugar ... Read on »
Fasting Triglycerides Test for Heart Attack Risk Unreliable by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:03pm For more than 50 years doctors have used fasting blood triglyceride levels to predict a future heart attack, but now two studies in the Journal of the American Medical Association show that non-fasting blood triglyceride levels are far more dependable (July 18, 2007). When your blood sugar rises too high after eating, your pancreas releases hu ... Read on »
Triglycerides: What is normal? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm In The Track Your Plaque program, we advocate decreasing triglycerides to 60 mg/dl or less. That's the level of triglycerides that minimize the presence of triglyceride-containing undesirable lipoproteins causing plaque, such as small LDL, VLDL, and the after-eating persistence of IDL (intermediate-density lipoprotein, a bad player). ... Read on »
What is a desirable triglyceride level? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 8:52am Though well-intended, the National Cholesterol Education Panel's Adult Treatment Panel, or ATP-III, (whew!) guidelines for cholesterol have been responsible for loads of misinformation. The intention was to educate the internist or family doctor who treats sore throats, performs Pap smears, administers pneumovax vaccine, treats arthriti ... Read on »
Who cares about triglycerides? by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:26pm Walter's triglycerides were 231 mg. His LDL cholesterol was "favorable" at 111 mg, HDL likewise at 49 mg. "Everything looks good," his doctor declared. "Do you think the triglycerides are okay, too?" Walter asked. "Well, the guidelines do say that triglycerides should be less than 150, but I believe you're close enough. Anyway, trig ... Read on »
Triglycerides: What you Need to Know by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 3:52pm As I get older, I find myself becoming scarily more like my parents, who were known to roll their eyes each time I would finally "discover" something that they had been telling me for years-- as if to silently say, "so you finally figured it out!" Of course, in my version, it's me rolling my eyes every time the medical profession "discovers" s ... Read on »
Triglyceride buster by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 5:32pm Two weeks ago, Daniel started with a triglyceride level of 3100 mg/dl, a dangerous level that had potential to damage his pancreas. The inflammatory injury incurred could leave him with type I diabetes and inability to digest foods, since the insulin-producing capacity and the enzyme producing capacity of the pancreas are lost. Daniel added 36 ... Read on »
Low-fat diets raise triglycerides by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:17pm Martin, a hospital employee, knowing that I fuss a great deal with lipids and lipoproteins, showed me his lipid panel because the result triggered a "panic value" for triglycerides at 267 mg/dl. He asked if he should go on a serious low-fat diet. I asked Martin what he had for breakfast: a whole wheat bagel with no-added-sugar jam. Lu ... Read on »