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FOODS TO REDUCE TRIGLYCERIDS

Post by on Monday, August 2, 2021

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A) Foods to Eat
1. Foods that contain Omega-3 fatty acids - choose fatty fish for ≥ 2 meals each week (mackerel, salmon, sardines, tuna, herring, and trout)
2. Vegetarian foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are Chia seeds, Hemp seeds, Flax seeds, Walnuts, Rajma beans (non-processed)
3. Plenty of non starchy vegetables; mushrooms & leafy vegetables like cauliflower, kale
4. Eat fruits that are lower in fructose;  such as melon, grapefruit, strawberries, bananas, peaches
5. High-fiber whole grains
 
B) Foods to Avoid
1. Avoid sugar containing beverages. Switch to sparkling water with a squeeze of lime juice. Or try a tangy herbal iced-tea blend that tastes great without added sugar
2. Avoid excessive alcohol
3. Starchy vegetables like corn, peas, and potatoes 
4. Canned foods like baked beans or even fish
5. Refined cereals

Dr. Sundeep Mishra,  
Prof of Cardiology, AIIMS Delhi 
 

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