Patient Comments: Triglyceride - Diet

Question:What dietary changes are you using to help lower your triglycerides?

Comment from: DannyR, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: January 19

My triglycerides were at 336 two years ago. I started on an eating plan that was low carbohydrates high fat (LCHF); 75 percent fat (yes, even saturated fat), 20 percent protein, and 5 percent carbohydrates. My triglycerides have gone to 57, HDL up to 79. I eat no sugars, no starches, and nothing that is derived from grains. I keep carbohydrates to less than 20 gm/day. I had coronary heart disease and had 3 stents put in just before beginning this plan. I have discontinued the statin drugs as my total cholesterol was too low (166). Apo B/A-1 ratio is .34. And I feel great.

Comment from: JOHN, Male (Patient) Published: August 01

Fenofibrate and lots of water with fruits brought my triglycerides down! Also a little bike riding.

Comment from: Ramana, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: September 25

I have reduced the intake of rice and increased the consumption of wheat.

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