triglyceride


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tri·glyc·er·ide

 (trī-glĭs′ə-rīd′)
n.
Any of a class of compounds that consist of an ester of glycerol with three fatty acids and that are the chief constituents of fats and oils.

triglyceride

(traɪˈɡlɪsəˌraɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any ester of glycerol and one or more carboxylic acids, in which each glycerol molecule has combined with three carboxylic acid molecules. Most natural fats and oils are triglycerides

tri•glyc•er•ide

(traɪˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

n.
an ester obtained from glycerol by the esterification of three hydroxyl groups with fatty acids, forming much of the fats and oils stored in animal and vegetable tissues. Compare glyceride.
[1855–60]

tri·glyc·er·ide

(trī-glĭs′ə-rīd′)
A compound consisting of three fatty acids and glycerol that is the chief constituent of fats and oils.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.triglyceride - glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
acylglycerol, glyceride - an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils; "fresh fats contain glycerides of fatty acids and very little free acid"
lipid, lipide, lipoid - an oily organic compound insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents; essential structural component of living cells (along with proteins and carbohydrates)
Translations

triglyceride

n triglicérido
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"From our review of the evidence from 17 randomized, controlledA clinical trials on high triglyceride levels, we concluded that treatment with 4 grams daily of any of the available prescription [omega-3A medications ] is effective and can be used safely in conjunction withA statin A medicines thatA lower cholesterol," Ann Skulas-Ray, one of the study's authors, said, which was published in the journal Circulation.
"From our review of the evidence from 17 randomized, controlled clinical trials on high triglyceride levels, we concluded that treatment with 4 grams daily of any of the available prescription [omega-3 medications] is effective and can be used safely in conjunction with statin medicines that lower cholesterol," Ann Skulas-Ray said in an AHA news release.
"From our review of the evidence from 17 randomised, controlled clinical trials on high triglyceride levels, we concluded that treatment with 4 grams daily of any of the available prescription choices is effective and can be used safely in conjunction with statin medicines that lower cholesterol," said Ann Skulas-Ray, an author of the study.
Good carbs contain fiber, and increasing fiber intake may lower triglyceride levels.
Most experts recommend keeping triglyceride levels below 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), but I would advise that you aim for 150 mg/dL or less.
It contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids, primarily EPA and DHA, which reduce inflammation and lower triglyceride levels.
In the study, levels of blood triglyceride were elevated in mice fed with a high-fat diet for two months, but that was later significantly reduced when strictinin was supplemented.
Being overweight or obese, having poorly controlled diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle, unhealthy eating habits, and consuming large amounts of alcohol can boost your triglyceride levels.
FCS is a severe and rare disorder that is characterised by extremely elevated levels of triglycerides. Due to a deficiency in lipoprotein lipase, an enzyme that helps to break down triglycerides, people with FCS are unable to effectively metabolise large, triglyceride-rich, lipid particles called chylomicrons.
Still, lifestyle modification remains the cornerstone of managing triglycerides. By some estimates, combining dietary changes and regular moderate-intensity exercise--such as brisk walking 30 minutes a day, five days a week--can cut triglyceride levels by 50 percent or more.
While statin therapy has proven highly effective in lowering cardiovascular risk among patients with elevated cholesterol, many patients remain at high risk due to increased triglycerides and triglyceride rich lipoproteins.