The doctor is the one who is measuring the triglycerides in your blood, and they are very important part of it. Molecules of sugar are getting attached to the triglycerides also known as dietary fats and are stored in our bodies. Through our blood the triglycerides are circulating our body, and that is an every day, 24/7 procedure that is happening systematically along side the cholesterol, which are commonly known as fat molecules, and it is extremely important to out body and to our health system.
Even though this daily event is happening in our system that doesn’t mean there can not be any complications. Raising the levels of triglyceride to a dangerously high level may lead to heart attack or other hearth health issues. In case you health is being shaken up, and the level of triglycerides is higher than normal, what you should do is reach for remedies. Often the advice that is given is that the therapy should start with 3 most popular and most successful therapies that have been properly researched.
WHAT ARE TRIGLICERIDES?
The fats found in the human blood that is really helpful and necessary for good health are called triglycerides. Most important role that the body fats play is that they provide the human body with the energy to function and system and as motoric. The issue of becoming a heart disease sufferer is only when replacing the positive fat to negative is when the same fat is increased in quantity. And when the body doesn’t need that much fat to provide energy, it starts building it up. And in no time, the heart is the one who is showing the failures first.
The determiner of how our blood / heart is healthy can be discovered by a very simple blood test. There is a scale showing the levels of ft in our blood, and that is how we measure the levels, or in other words how much milligrams there in a deciliter blood, and than the percentage is calculated and compared with the charts.
150 or less is considered normal.
151 to 199 is considered borderline high
200 to 499 is considered high, and
500 and above is considered extremely high or risky.
HOW TO LOWER THE TRIGLYCERIDES NATURALLY?
The best and easiest way in the fight with high blood fat or high triglycerides is by eating healthy and natural food. The food we consume on a daily basis must be full of vitamins, proteins and nutrients as well as food rich in antioxidants. Such food is the cranberries. In the situations where you have started the procedure of healthy feeding and lowering the triglycerides and do not have the option of consuming high quality food on a daily basis, you can also substitute that food with food supplements that are corresponding with the food you have to eat. But not only food is helping with this problematic health issue of the contemporary lifestyle we life, some herbs can also help you bring your health to normal. You can consume these herbs in for of tea.
1. Omega – 3 fatty Acids.
The American College of Nutrition recently published a study claming that omega-3 fatty acids are one of the best weapons in the fight with high triglycerides, especially in cases when patients are suffering from CAD – coronary artery disease. Flax seeds, walnuts, salmon and sardines are having the highest quality of omega-3 fatty acids.
Even though in the last couple of years it is commonly known about this natural remedy, people seam reluctant in consuming the necessary amounts of these foods in order to control the level of the triglycerides. So when this is a common issue, the recommendation is to consume food supplements. 1000 mg, that is the amount of omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) we should consume on a daily basis in order to achieve the results we need so we can have better blood and heart health.
Many studies came to the same conclusion that consummation of food poor on fiber, is resulting with high levels of triglycerides and the good cholesterol (HDLis at a lower level. In this case, the solution is very simple, jut increase the amount of fiber in the food consumed on a daily basis, and it should not be less than 25gr-30gr per day. Statistics are showing that the average American is consuming approximately 10gr -12gr of fibers per day. So there is no surprise that the number of people suffering from heart disease is rapidly going up. Sweet potatoes, bananas, greens, pears, beans and oat meal are very rich in fiber. Of course in cases where consuming these goods is not possible, supplements will help significantly. Just be aware that there are supplements that contain stimulants and laxatives.
For specific cases they might be helpful, but most often, they can be harmful. Inulin and psyllium are also great sources of fiber. There are beneficial bacteria that are very helpful for the human body and Inulin is a probiotic that is known to stimulate their growth. The source of natural insoluble and soluble fibers is Psyllium. When consuming the supplements instead of natural ingredients the best thing to do is to consult first a pharmacist or a doctor and read the instructions and doings that the manufacturer is providing either on the packaging or on leaflet inside the product. And don’t forget that consuming significant amounts of water, especially while consuming supplements, is essential.
Niacin is the other name for vitamin B3. The best way to increase the good cholesterol levels (HDL) and reduce the bad cholesterol levels (LDL) and decrease the levels of triglycerides is of course taking vitamin B3. This vitamin, Niacin, is working its way in one of the most important organs in the body, the liver. Its main job is to affect the flood fats and their production. This vitamin is one of the best researched vitamins and there are so many evidences that are supporting the statement that vitamin B3 is one of the strongest and fastest way to reduce the triglycerides in the blood.
Even the National Cholesterol Education Program is recommending it as a treatment where there is a health problem connected with high blood fats and negative cholesterol. It is also accepted by the general population as a remedy against heart diseases. Tuna, beef, turkey, chicken, salmon and halibut are extremely rich in Niacin, and are foods recommended for daily consumption with proper preparation. Depending of the situation and the health the patient is in, it is recommended different amounts of Niacin to be consumed daily. By all means it should be from 250mg for daily use by common people, up to 2000mg by people with damaged health. There are some side effects of consuming Niacin, and the one most common is flushing.
Start your medication process by taking 250mg at the beginning to be able to observe your reaction to it and the flushing. Increment of the dosage should be done gradually over time, so the body can adopt it as daily supplement. But don’t worry about the flushing and your body reacting to it. It is a normal reaction and it will last up to two weeks and than the reaction and the flushing will normalize. There are cases where the flushing can be shorter or longer, depending of the person, but in every case it will be normalized in no time.