7 Dangers of Very High Triglycerides
The Truth About Triglycerides

The Truth About Triglycerides

Triglycerides are fats in your blood. Most fatty foods are in the form of triglycerides, but your body itself produces the majority of triglycerides. When you eat too many calories, the extra calories are changed into triglycerides and stored in your fat cells. Triglycerides are measured with a lipid profile. A very high level is 500 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or more.

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