Yes, cholesterol is important, but there's another fat—triglycerides—you need to keep tabs on - Arthur Agatston


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The Sneakiest Heart Risk

As you've reviewed your blood test results, you may have noticed a number creeping up the past few years even if your cholesterol has been going down: your triglyceride level. Chances are, though, you haven't paid much attention to it because your doctor doesn't seem concerned (one-third of physicians fail to explain it), and you don't really know what constitutes an unhealthy level (true for 87% of patients). Result: You may be harboring a hidden risk factor for heart disease.

Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. Any calories that aren't immediately burned after eating—whether from fats, proteins, or carbohydrates—are converted into this fat and stored as an…

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 The Sneakiest Heart Risk

Yes, cholesterol is important, but there's another fat—triglycerides—you need to keep tabs on. Here's how to get it under control.

14 Ways to Lower Triglycerides Naturally

Overeating is one of the most common causes of high triglycerides, according to the American Heart Association.

An Extensive Patient-Centered 24-Hour Free Resource for Practical Information on Lowering High Triglycerides.

Triglyceride-Reduction Grocery List

If you find that you aren't satisfied after meals, triglycerides may be to blame. Studies suggest that high levels of triglycerides, the fat molecules in your blood, may block the hormone that signals your brain to feel full. That means more food and potentially, more weight gain. Fortunately, this grocery list provides some great mealtime options to help lower triglyceride levels and curb your appetite.

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