High Triglycerides more Problematic than High LDL Cholesterol, Science You Should Know
The consensus in the medical community about the importance of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) reduction is finally shifting. Ample research shows that elevated triglycerides and triglyceride-related lipoproteins are more problematic than LDL-C when it comes to the risk of heart and metabolic disease.
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0:45 Triglyceride-rich lipoprotein is a hallmark of diabetic dyslipidemia. It cannot be controlled by statins.
4:50 Remnant cholesterol is independently associated with the onset of diabetes.
5:33 Remnant lipoproteins are a consequence of lipid absorption from the GI tract.
6:50 Apo-B is on the extra cellular surface of atherogenic vLDL, IDL, LDL, and remnant lipoprotein.
7:40 HDL have the Apo-A1 protein on the extra-cellular surface.
8:35 Test your Apo-B to Apo-A1 ratio and your vLDL, LDL and remnant lipoprotein assessment.
9:15 IDL and vLDL are enriched in triglycerides and cholesterol and drive inflammatory processes.
9:45 Statins are anti-inflammatory.
10:45 Remnant lipoproteins drive metabolic disease by increasing ectopic lipid deposition.
11:35 Remnant lipoproteins induce endothelial dysfunction.
12:00 Clotting cascades can be driven by remnant lipoproteins.
13:35 Remnant lipoproteins can penetrate the arterial wall and become trapped and oxidized, creating plaque.
15:00 Remnant triglyceride rich lipoproteins are more atherogenic than LDL cholesterol.
15:50 Dietary fat composition can render lipoproteins more oxidizable.
17:00 Request the labs listed on page 1 of the Bloodwork Cheat Sheet. Do fasted labs then non-fasted lipid levels.
18:15 Lipid Load Test: if your blood triglycerides are more than 220 nanograms/ml, you have difficulty processing fats in the post meal window.
18:55 Lose weight, especially around the abdomen.
19:35 Eat a low carb diet.
20:05 Exercise regularly, both resistance training and aerobic exercise.
20:25 Statins lower triglycerides 20 to 30%. They also induce insulin resistance, which increases triglycerides.
20:55 Omega 3 fats reduce triglycerides. Test your omega 3s.
23:05 Optimal fasting triglycerides are around 60 and 70. Postprandial triglycerides should be less than 180.