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I Take Your Omega-3…But My Triglycerides Still Went Up!

“I take 3,000 mg of your Omega-3 and I’m eating a healthier diet…but my Triglycerides are up! What the heck?!” I get this question quite often. On the surface it makes no sense. Image: Hannah Chapman As a general rule, every 3000 mg of Omega-3 combined with a healthy diet and daily exercise may beRead More

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Cholesterol: When to Panic

This is part 2. See part 1 – Fish Oil & Cholesterol. Controlling Cholesterol with Diet Trying to reduce your cholesterol by avoiding eggs and meat alone may not be very effective. Here’s why: Most – about 80% – of the cholesterol in your body is produced by your liver and other cells in yourRead More

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Heart Health

Fish Oil & Cholesterol

The following frustrating conversation happens at least twice a week at our office. Caller on phone: “Does your fish oil reduce cholesterol?” Me: “No…it does not. Fish oil doesn’t reduce cholesterol, but what it does…” Caller [interrupting]: “I need a fish oil brand that reduces my cholesterol. Oh well, I’ll keep looking for one thatRead More

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How To Cut Your Triglycerides in Half…Without Pills – Part 2*

Image: Adam Fields Read Part 1 here. Sure, drugs like Lovaza, Niacin and Statins will reduce triglycerides. Most people see about a 30% reduction if you follow recommended dosage for Lovaza. Your mileage may vary. If your triglycerides were at 300, Lovaza can get you to 200. But that’s still high. How I cut myRead More

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How To Cut Your Triglycerides in Half…without Pills – Part 1*

Sure, there are medications for high triglycerides… But you can also lower your triglycerides – without a single pill!* Picture this… It’s your birthday. And your spouse decides to treat you to a steak dinner. There you are, juicy steak in front of you. You’re enjoying it, but you feel like you shouldn’t be eatingRead More

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Heart Health

Foods That Sabotage Your Triglyceride Reduction – Part II

In Part 1, we talked about how sugar derails your plans to reduce triglycerides. Sugary stuff – drinks, snacks and fruit juices are the top causes for high triglycerides. Average annual soda consumption in America is more than 40 gallons We drink almost a gallon of soda every week. Trivia: Who drinks the most soda?Read More

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Uncle Sid’s High Triglyceride Problem

It’s easy to think you’re doing something good for your high triglycerides. Well, until you dig a little deeper. Uncle Sid visited me over the Holidays. Anyone who visits our family knows that sooner or later, the talk turns to health, nutrition and pills. At least it is more genuine that talking about the weatherRead More