3 Diet Tweaks to Lower Triglycerides

BY FOODACIOUSLY

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Why do you get high triglycerides?

Triglycerides are fat stores your body makes when you consume more calories than you burn. If this happens regularly, these fats levels become too high.

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How to lower triglycerides?

Exercising is a sure way to lower triglycerides. But following these 3 diet tips helps a lot too!

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1

Say No to Added Sugars

Cutting down on sugary foods, using ripe fruit, and opting for natural sweeteners are sure to put your triglycerides levels back on track.

Recipe Idea #1

Zero-sugar erythritol is an all-natural sweetener you can use in baking and cooking. Try it in this delicious raspberry apple jam for a healthy morning toast!

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2

Stock Up On Fibres

High-fibre foods fill you up for longer and slow down the absorption of fats and sugars. This means fewer calories for you and a drop in triglycerides.

Recipe Idea #2

Rethink your lunch bowl and include a combo of grains, nuts, beans, and veggies. This easy salad ticks all the boxes and it's a breeze to make — swipe to try!

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3

Choose Your Fats Wisely

Chose healthy unsaturated fats over animal-based saturated fats and you'll see your triglycerides plummet. This means olive oil, nuts, avocados, and seeds!

Recipe Idea #3

Avocados, chia seeds, and walnuts come together into a fabulous side salad that bursts with healthy, plant-based fats. Tip in blueberries for an antioxidant kick!

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