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8 Ways to Lower Your Triglycerides (and Cholesterol) With Lifestyle Changes

May 19, 2021

From the Health Day website

Triglycerides, which are found in your blood, are the most common type of fat in your body. They come from the foods you eat, especially fatty foods such as oils and butter, and from extra calories: When you eat, your body converts any calories it doesn’t use right away into triglycerides and stores them in fat cells. The problem? If you regularly eat more calories than you use, especially from high-carbohydrate foods, you can develop high triglycerides, or hypertriglyceridemia. Other factors that can contribute to hypertriglyceridemia include smoking, excessive use of alcohol, and having poorly controlled diabetes, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

Read on for simple ways to keep your triglyceride levels in check.

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