The American Association for Clinical
Chemistry has officially stated that diets high in carbohydrates,
especially sugar, lead to increases in triglyceride levels. As a
result of this fact, those wishing to lower their triglyceride levels
should remove the following foods from their diet:
Concentrated sweets, sugar, honey,
molasses, jams, jellies, candies, pies, cakes, cookies, candy,
doughnuts, ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sweetened gelatin.
The following should also be eliminated:
Alcohol, such as beer, wine, hard
liquor, liqueurs as well as other foods, like sweetened cereals,
flavored yogurts, and sports or energy bars.
The following foods should be reduced:
Red meat, especially fried,
changing it to broiled or roasted poultry (turkey, chicken),
The following foods should be increased:
Dark green leafy vegetables and
Beverages such as fresh fruit
juice, herbal tea, black coffee. Drink lots of water.