Here is a list of foods that are high
in triglycerides. They should be restricted and, ideally, eliminated
from a healthy diet:
Alcohol: Beer, wine, hard liquor
Saturated fats: Fats solid at room
temperature, including animal fats, lard, butter and shortening.
Also, fried foods, whole milk, whole milk dairy products, cheese,
cream cheese, high-fat meats and fast foods.
Hydrogenated fats found in margarine, vegetable shortening, fried
foods, fast foods and most commercial snack foods such as pastries,
cakes, pies, crackers, etc.
Sugar: Concentrated sweets
such as sugar, honey, molasses, jams, jellies and candy. Desserts
such as pies, cakes, cookies, candy, doughnuts, ice cream, frozen
yogurt and sweetened gelatin.
Beverages: Fruit juices,
fruit drinks, fruit punches, regular sodas, smoothies, sports drinks
and sweetened coffee drinks.
Other foods: Sweetened
cereals, flavored yogurts and sports or energy bars
Concentrated starchy foods -- Bagels, pasta, rice, potatoes, large
rolls, pizza, pretzels, popcorn, chips, many fat-free foods and
ready-to-eat cereals. Choose small portions of these due to their
high carbohydrate density. Use whole grains and legumes (starchy
beans) in preference to refined starches.