Studies have shown that high triglyceride levels are associated with increased risks of cardiovascular disease and stroke — in both men and women — alone or in combination with other risk factors. Fortunately, triglycerides can often be easily controlled with several diet and lifestyle changes — many of the same changes that I outlined for high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
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