Triglycerides are a lipid that is present in the blood along with cholesterol. Like cholesterol, an excess of triglycerides can lead to heart disease, as well as pancreatitis. Triglycerides can be tested along with cholesterol. A blood level of less than 150 mg/dL is ideal.
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Registered Dietician Ashley Koff explains what triglycerides are, and how they relate to your cholesterol levels. Watch Ashley's video for important tips and information about healthy nutrition and diet.