Category Archives: Triglycerides / Triacylglycerols

More Differences Between Whey and Casein: Postprandial Triglycerides

Milk contains two protein fractions. These fractions are whey and casein. Consuming whole milk necessitates the consumption of both fractions because they are present as a mixture along with the other macronutrients. However, it is possible to separate these two … Continue reading

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Fat: A Large Group Of Dietary Chemicals

Eating a high quality diet can be a relatively straightforward endeavour, and many people understand the constituents of a healthy diet. Many people over complicate nutrition and this leads to a certain level of confusion in most cases. I would … Continue reading

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The High Blood Sugar High Blood Cholesterol Link

Many individuals with high levels of blood sugar go on to develop high levels of blood cholesterol. In particular, levels of the very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) and low density lipoprotein (LDL) becomes elevated in the blood. While LDL is … Continue reading

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The Triglyceride Cholesterol Link

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Fish Oils And Insulin Resistance

Cold water fish require adaptive mechanisms to cope with living in often icy cold water. Saturated and short chain lipids in their bodies would become solid at these temperatures and so they instead use longer polyunsaturated lipids. Theses are colloquially … Continue reading

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Fructose Consumption Elevates Triglycerides

Evidence suggests that fructose is detrimental to the health when consumed in its refined and crystalline form. Fructose is part of the sugar molecule, and is also present in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), and these are the two main … Continue reading

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Natural Versus Trans Fats

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Fasting and Postprandial Triglycerides: What Is The Difference?

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What Do You Mean By Dietary Fat?

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Soy: Does It Lower Cholesterol?

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