Heart and Cardiovascular Health

Triglycerides: Why do they matter?

Triglycerides can increase your risk for heart disease. However, losing weight, lowering blood cholesterol and increasing physical activity can all help to lower triglycerides.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. A healthy lifestyle and eating plan can lower your risk for heart disease and may prevent current heart disease from worsening. Learn more about a heart health and diet.

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