Triglycerides: The “Other” Lipid That Affects Your Health

A high triglyceride level is cause for concern, but diet and exercise can lower your level and your health risks.

When it comes to determining health risks, cholesterol numbers are given a great deal of attention, but there’s another substance that’s often neglected: triglycerides. “Triglycerides are a form of lipids [fats] in the blood, as are the various types of cholesterol. After a meal, unneeded calories are stored as triglycerides and then released by hormones when […]

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