High triglycerides: nutrition and remedies to lower them

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Like cholesterol, high triglycerides are a parameter to keep under control to avoid the increased risk of incurring cardiovascular problems. So let's see what are the most effective natural remedies to lower them and the recommended foods and those not recommended in a diet that tries to limit blood fats.



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Like cholesterol, high triglycerides are a parameter to keep under control to avoid the increased risk of incurring cardiovascular problems. So let's see which are the most effective natural remedies to lower them and recommended foods and those not recommended in asupply trying to limit blood fats.



Keep monitored periodically your triglyceride levels with specific blood tests are very important to prevent certain health problems. Those who have this value high not only risk heart attacks and strokes more but also suffer from overweight and obesity which in turn are risk factors for many other pathologies.

Read also: TRIGLYCERIDES: NORMAL VALUES AND HOW TO KEEP THEM UNDER CONTROL

How can we then to keep triglycerides at bay?

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POWER

To keep triglycerides under control you need to act first of all on the diet. There are some particularly useful dietary tips that you should stick to. Generally speaking it is necessary avoid simple sugars as much as possible, cereals and refined products preferring instead the wholemeal variants and foods rich in fiber. An abundant intake of vegetables, legumes and foods rich in omega 3 (which have demonstrated the ability to lower triglycerides while protecting the heart) is also recommended, while limiting fats especially those of animal origin. Help can also come from foods rich in vitamin C (given its antioxidant power) and from the use of some spices.

Recommended foods

Among the foods recommended against high triglycerides are the complex carbohydrates that avoid insulin peaks, but also plant foods such as vegetables, fruits and legumes rich in fibers that limit the absorption of fats. Go ahead also a foods rich in Omega 3, these good fats have in fact demonstrated the ability to lower triglycerides and cholesterol for the benefit of the heart and circulation. Even some spices, they can be useful as a "fat burner". The foods rich in vitamin C with a well-known antioxidant power.



Summarizing then you can eat safely:

• Raw and cooked vegetables of all kinds

• Fruit (limit only the sweeter ones such as bananas, figs and grapes)

• Legumes

• Linseed oil and hemp oil

• Nights

• Fish (better the blue one)

• Whole grains

• Wholemeal bread and pasta

• Lots of water and unsweetened tea and herbal teas

• Fat burning spices

• All foods rich in fiber and vitamin C

Foods not recommended

If you suffer from high triglycerides it would be best to limit or avoid using it altogether foods rich in simple sugars (white bread and pasta, sugary drinks, sweets, etc.) as well as i animal fats. Also pay attention to the type of cooking that is used and to the seasonings, better than raw olive oil and cooking as healthy as possible such as steam cooking. Also banned alcohol in all its forms.

Summarizing then you have to avoid:

• White and cane sugar

• Bread, white pasta

• Refined foods in general

• Alcohol and spirits

• Carbonated or sugary drinks

• Sweets of all kinds

• Junk food and fast food

• Foods with fats such as palm oil and coconut

• Animal fats then butter, lard, cream and lard

• Sausages of all types

• Whole milk and yogurt

• Fat cheeses

• Sauces such as mayonnaise

HOW TO COOK FOOD

Cooking against high triglycerides must be healthy and light, it is important therefore prefer these types of cooking:



• Steam

• Pressure cooker

• Grid or plate (to avoid the use of hot condiments)

To be avoided instead:

• Frying

• Cooking in a pan

 

NATURAL REMEDIES

There are some natural remedies to lower triglycerides. This is in particular the olive bud extract and acts on lipid metabolism helping to lower triglycerides and cholesterol. The generally recommended dose is 50 drops twice a day a few minutes before lunch and dinner. Other plants that can help in the fight against fats are prunes and rosemary also in this case in the form of hydroalcoholic drops. Ask an expert for advice on how best to use them according to your specific situation.

Also an Omega 3 supplement it can help keep high triglycerides but also cholesterol at bay. Finally, you can try taking it two or three times a week of trace elements in particular Magnesium-Cobalt and Zinc-Nickel-Cobalt.

Whatever natural remedy you choose, it is always a good idea to ask your doctor for advice first.

To recap the most effective natural remedies for high triglycerides are:

• Supplements of Omega 3

Olive bud extract

Blackthorn

Rosemary

Magnesium-Cobalt vials e Zinc-Nickel-Cobalt

OTHER USEFUL TIPS

Diet and natural remedies can undoubtedly resolve the situation or at least help to keep it under control but there are others too good habits and behavioral rules to be seriously considered:

• Keep your own ideal weight

Exercise

Don't be sedentary (walking up the stairs, leaving the car at home more often, etc.)

Not smoking

• Check with your doctor about the presence of pathologies

• Always do conscious food choices reading the labels of the products you buy to evaluate the percentage of fats and sugars

• To do 3 meals throughout the day reducing the portions a little (especially carbohydrates) and then two snacks, the one in mid-morning and mid-afternoon

• Don't skip meals

TO KEEP WELL IN MIND

We talk about high triglycerides when the values ​​exceed 150 mg / dl, but it is tolerated to reach 200mg / dl considering the situation to the limit. The more the value is exceeded (> 200mg / dl), the more serious the situation is to be addressed with the help of your doctor.

 

A USEFUL ADVICE

An always valid advice is to keep cholesterol values ​​under control too, often the two high parameters go hand in hand. In this regard, read these insights:

• CHOLESTEROL: 20 MOVES TO KEEP IT DOWN (VIDEO)

• CHOLESTEROL: 10 FOODS TO REDUCE IT AND KEEP IT AT BAD

• CHOLESTEROL: NEW GUIDELINES. MUST NOT EXCEED THE LIMIT OF 100

• HOW TO LOWER CHOLESTEROL

 

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