My triglycerides are over 700. I cut out sugar, sweets and my Cokes to only 2 a day.

My triglycerides are over 700. My cholesterol was normal. I have done everything to bring it under 700. I cut out sweets, sugar, and my Cokes to only 2 a day Is that still too many? I am 60 lb. overweight. I have cut fat percent to 15 grams a day and calories to 1700....

When you covered triglycerides, you glossed over their functions in transporting fats to the liver.

When you covered the topic of triglycerides in the blood, you seem to have glossed over their functions in transporting fats to the liver and excretory organs. Also left uncovered was the structure, synthesis, and differences from lipoproteins, all of which might help your readers understand how to read a CBC or triglyceride/lipoprotein panel...

What makes the triglycerides high in the blood? I don’t eat a lot of fatty foods and don’t drink.

I recently had a cholesterol blood test performed and I wanted to ask a few questions. First of all, my results: Total cholesterol 187mg/dl, Triglycerides 360 mg/dl, HDL cholesterol 29 mg/dl and LDL cholesterol 86 mg/dl. I understand that my total cholesterol below 200 is okay, HDL is low, LDL is okay and triglycerides...

My doctor says I have high triglycerides. He told me to cut out booze and sweets.

My doctor says I have high triglycerides. He told me to cut out booze and sweets. Can you explain it to me? Triglycerides are a fat found in your blood. It is a fat similar to cholesterol. A diet to lower cholesterol limits egg yolks and fatty meats. A diet to lower triglycerides omits alcohol...

On the weekends, I go out for 12 to 20 beers. My test showed that my triglycerides were 125, cholesterol was 223.

I'm writing to you in regards to a physical that I had recently. I'm a male 28 years old, 5 feet 9 inches 220 pounds with a pretty big build due to former bodybuilding that I used to do. I exercise moderately by riding my bike for about 2 hours a week. My diet...

My doctor feels that my triglyceride level calls for a Type 4 lipoprotein diet.

I am a type 2 diabetic and recovering from a stroke. My doctor feels that my triglyceride level calls for a TYPE 4 hyperlipoprotein diet. Can you provide this or direct me to an online source, as I have difficulty getting to a library? Keep up the good work! I haven't heard a nutrition therapy...

How serious is triglycerides at 545?

I'm in the process of applying for life insurance. I just received the blood test results back and there are 3 elevated items. I read your information on triglycerides which was very helpful. However, mine is at 545 mg/dl. You mentioned that 150 was at the high end of normal. My cholesterol is at...

My triglycerides were the highest the doctor ever had seen and my cholesterol was at 308.

I went in for a physical recently and was informed that my triglycerides were the highest the doctor had ever seen (875) and my cholesterol was at 308. All other aspects of the physical went well. I went again today for another blood lab after fasting from the evening the night before. I am 32...

What makes my triglyceride blood level high?

I recently had a cholesterol blood test performed and I wanted to ask a few questions. First of all, my results: Total cholesterol 187 milligrams per deciliter Triglycerides 360 milligrams per deciliter HDL cholesterol 29 milligrams per deciliter LDL cholesterol 86 milligrams per deciliter I understand that my total cholesterol below 200 is okay, HDL...

My cholesterol level was 220 and my triglyceride level was 304. I seldom drink. I don’t eat sweets.

I'm a 28-year-old male that recently had a full-blown blood panel done. To my surprise, my cholesterol level was 220 (HDL = 39, LDL = 120) and my triglyceride level was 304!!! I'm not overweight, I seldom drink and I have what I consider an average diet for a male my age (O.K. maybe...

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