High Triglycerides (Hypertryglyceridaemia)

Hypertriglyceridemia literaly means high triglyceride levels in the blood. Triglycerides (TG) are a part of blood cholesterol. High TG levels heighten the risk of developing heart disease and can be present with or without high total blood cholesterol levels.

  • The ideal blood reading : Triglycerides lower than 1.5mmol/l

Nutritional intervention

  • Lose weight.
  • Become and stay active.
  • Eat food low in saturated fats and include mono-unsaturated fats as well as omega 3 fatty acids in your diet.
  • Eat foods high in fibre.

Contact

The practice:

21 Highland avenue
Bryanston, Johannesburg

 

Office  073 179 4907

 

NutritionWeek 2016 link