Triglycerides are lipids (fats) that travels through the blood. Individuals with elevated triglyceride levels are at increased risk of developing heart disease. A healthy adult’s triglyceride levels should be below 150 mg per deciliter of blood. Some foods contain triglycerides, in addition, too much sugar, calories, alcohol and simple carbohydrates not immediately used by the body for energy are converted to triglycerides and stored in fat cells
saturated and trans fats
Saturated and trans fats include butter, fats, animal fat and lard, and foods containing or made with these, such as whole milk, egg yolk, cheese, fried foods, cakes and fast food. Foods high in cholesterol almost always contain saturated and trans fats.
Excess refined and natural sugars
Excess refined and natural sugars are eventually converted by the body into triglycerides. Common foods with lots of sugar containing soft drinks, juices, candy, syrups, jams, desserts, ice cream, honey and molasses.
Excess simple carbohydrates and starches
Excess simple carbohydrates and starches also help triglyceride conversion. Examples include white bread, pasta, pretzels, crackers, cereal, white rice, bagels, potatoes (and chips), corn, pizza crust and peas.
Alcohol is high in calories and sugar, and even a small amount can significantly elevate triglycerides. This includes spirits, beer, wine, liqueurs and cocktails.
Excess calories that are not used by the body is also converted to triglycerides. Portion control should be practiced by those who are trying to lower triglyceride levels.
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