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4 kitchen tricks to lower your triglycerides (slideshow)
#1: Eat more omega-3 fats
Great sources of omega-3s include salmon, seafood, chia seeds, flax seeds and walnuts.
When participants were required to eat farmed Atlantic salmon twice per week in various portions — 3 ounce, 6.4 ounce, or 9.5 ounce — researchers found that HDL levels (the good stuff) increased and triglycerides significantly decreased.
And while their LDL stayed the same, there were more large LDL particles, which is a great thing because small dense LDL particles are the type that more readily oxidize and lead to heart disease and stroke.