Triglycerides: What They Are? Where They Come From?
In short, triglycerides are the principal fats, or lipids, a mixture of fatty acids and glycerol, circulating in the blood. Like cholesterol, triglycerides, as a normal substance found in the bloodstream, are necessary for life itself. They are chains of high-energy fatty acids providing much of the fuel needed for body cells to function.
A molecule of triglyceride is composed of a backbone of glycerol (an alcohol) to which three fatty acids ("tri") are bound. Any combination of saturated, monounsaturated, or polyunsaturated fatty acids can be in a triglyceride molecule.
A good way to envision a triglyceride molecule is to look at your hand. Hold out the three center fingers and fold back the thumb and little finger. The three fingers are the three fatty acids and your hand is the glycerol. As the three fingers are different, so the three fatty acids in a triglyceride can be different. The fatty acids can be long or short, saturated (stiff) or unsaturated (bendable).
Triglycerides are included in such substances as:
- body fat,
- cooking oil,
- butter, and
- beef fat.
As found in the bloodstream, triglycerides are fats being transported from intestines to body cells. They may originate from two sources:
- from the food you eat, mainly sugar, animal products and saturated fat (sweets, red meat, dairy) and/or
- are manufactured within the body by the liver itself -- especially during times, when dietary fats are not available.
Dietary (food) fats, are absorbed through the gut. They assemble in the intestines into special packets called chylomicrons, and then are delivered through the bloodstream to the liver, where they are processed.
One of the main jobs of the liver is to make sure that all the tissues of the body receive the triglycerides they need to function at optimal levels. Whenever possible (i.e., for about 8 hours after a meal), the liver takes up dietary triglycerides from the chylomicrons produced in the intestines.
However, since fats are not soluble in water and, because the liquid part of blood is made up with water, the liver packages triglycerides, along with special proteins, into tiny packages -spheres called very low density lipoprotein, or VLDL. In this form, they are released into the circulation and delivered to the cells of the body.
The body’s cells remove triglycerides from the VLDLs only when they need them. Any excessive amounts of triglycerides, or VLDLs, in the bloodstream just float there - causing problems.
High Blood Triglycerides: Multiple Causes
The most common reason for having elevated triglycerides is blood sugar - its availability and handling.
There are many conditions which can cause the liver to form high levels of triglycerides. Usually, it happens if you
- are diabetic and/or cannot handle the blood sugar (glucose) circulating in your blood,
- are under prolonged stress,
- have fasted for a long time,
- ingest regularly refined sugar, sweets, and other sugar-containing foods,
- are a heavy caffeine user, consuming on average 560 mg of caffeine per day from coffee and tea,
- smoke (overall, smokers have significantly higher serum concentrations of triglycerides compared with nonsmokers),
- drink too much alcohol,
- don't exercise,
- have an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) - a condition caused by the effects of too little thyroid hormone in tissues of the body,
- have pancreatitis - inflammation or infection of the pancreas,
- have lupus,
- have gout,
- take corticosteroids (kor-ti-koe-STER-oyds) - strong cortisone-like, antyinflammatory drugs, such as Hydrocortisone, Prednisolone, and Prednisone,
- take cholestyramins (koe-less-TEAR-a-meens) - drugs for lowering cholesterol, such as Questran or Prevalite,
- take estrogens, for example as "the pill" or as hormone replacement therapy (HRT), such as Premarin (for menopause or hysterectomy),
- take miconazole (intravenous) - an antifungal agent administered by intravenous infusion in the treatment of severe systemic fungal infections such as candidiasis,
- take spironolactone - a drug for cirrhotic ascites (hepatic cirrhosis with ascites),
- take Accutane (a trade name of Isotretinoin) - a powerful drug used in the treatment of acne with several significant side effects, including increased blood fats - sometimes to risky levels,
- take Mirtazapine (Remeron), a newer antidepressant (it can cause increased blood levels of triglycerides to 500 mg/dL).
However, the most common reason for having elevated triglycerides is blood sugar - its availability and handling.
Elevated Triglycerides: Physical Signs
Fairly common on the eyelids, xanthomas - yellow, soft and slightly raised non-contagious bumps made of cholesterol deposits - are a sign of elevated cholesterol levels.
However, xantomas can occur as pin-head sized yellow bumps on other areas of the body, such as bony elbows, knees and heels, and become eruptive.
In all people, eruptive xanthomas are a sign of elevated blood triglyceride levels.
Getting Tested for Triglycerides: Why, When and How?
Since risk of heart disease is based mainly on cholesterol levels (total cholesterol, HDL, LDL), not triglycerides, the test for triglycerides is not often ordered alone. Usually, you get tested for triglycerides
- during a regular routine medical exam (typically, every five years) or
- if you are being treated for high triglycerides (to see if treatment is working).
However, if you are diabetic, it is very important to have your triglycerides measured. Diabetes can increase triglycerides significantly, especially if or when your blood sugar is out of control.
Most healthy people over 40 should get their triglycerides tested at least once a year. The test for triglycerides - using a blood sample drawn from a vein or a fingertip - should be done when
- you are fasting and
- no extra triglycerides from a recent meal are present (when triglycerides are being sent from the gut to body's fat tissue for storage).
After a weekend of beer and pizza, Monday bloodwork readings tend to be higher than on the other days; therefore, take your weekend activities into account when having your test for blood triglycerides done.
For 12 to 14 hours before the test, only water is permitted.
In other words, nothing except water is permitted from bedtime until you get your bloodwork done next morning when a lab opens. In addition, alcohol should not be consumed for the 24 hours just before the test.
Anything taken in, other than water, during that time can elevate the triglycerides as they change dramatically in response to meals, increasing as much as 5 to10 times higher than fasting levels just a few hours after eating.
However, even fasting levels may vary considerably day to day. Therefore modest changes in fasting triglycerides measured on different days are not considered to be abnormal.
Triglyceride Measurement Units: Milligrams Vs. Millimoles
Blood triglycerides are measured in metric units - either:
- in milligrams per deciliter of blood, abbreviated as mg/dL (in U.S.), or
- in millimoles per liter of blood, abbreviated as mmol/L (in Canada and Europe).
A deciliter (dL) is 1/10 of a liter or about 1/4 of a pint. A mole is an amount of a substance (in this case, triglyceride) that contains a certain number of molecules or atoms. A millimole (mmol) is 1/1,000 of a mole.
To convert triglycerides:
- from mg/dL to mmol/L, multiply by 0.01129;
- from mmol/L to mg/dL, multiply by 88.6.
Blood Triglycerides Measurement Units Converter
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Fasting Triglyceride Levels: The Reference Range
Triglycerides test results are reported as numerical values rather than as "high" or "low", or "normal". Therefore, it is necessary to know the reference range for the test which may vary by person's age, sex, etc.
What does the resault of fasting triglycerides test mean?
In May, 2001, the U.S. National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP), a division of the National Institutes of Health, released new recommendations on who should be treated for elevated triglyceride levels. These recommendations asked that in adults fasting blood triglyceride levels of
- less than 150 mg/dL (under 1.7 mmol/L) are considered normal, while
- 150 - 199 mg/dL (1.7 - 2.3 mmol/L) are borderline-high, with
- 200 - 499 mg/dL (2.3 - 5.6 mmol/L) as high, and
- higher than 500 mg/dL (over 5.6 mmol/L) is very high.
According to the Canadian guideline, in adults fasting blood triglyceride levels of
- less than 2.0 mmol/L (under 177.2 mg/dL) are considered optimal, while
- 2.0 - 2.5 mmol/L (177.2 - 221.5 mg/dL) is acceptable, but
- higher than 2.5 mmol/L (> 221.5 mg/dL) are compromised.
Triglycerides Blood Test: Interpretation of Lab Values
High triglycerides are usually accompanied by high total cholesterol. Although risk of heart disease is based on cholesterol levels, the type of drug treatment used to lower cholesterol may differ, depending on whether triglycerides are "high" or "normal".
When triglycerides are "very high" (greater than 1000 mg/dL [11.30 mmol/L]), there is a risk of developing pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas). In this case, treatment to lower triglycerides should be started as soon as possible.
If you have coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus (type 2, or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), or multiple risk factors (lifestyle- and age, gender related), your triglyceride goal should be less than 100 mg/dL (but NOT lower than 70 mg/dL).
According to some experts, elevated blood triglycerides at levels:
- above 190 mg/dL (2.2 mmol/L) are the most significant predictor of heart disease in women,
- over 400 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L) become a predictor of heart disease in males.
It has been shown that atherogenic hyperlipidemia starts at the triglyceride level 150 mg/dL (1.7 mmol/L), initiating degenerative changes in the cardiovascular system. Therefore, the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) can be significantly reduced by more aggressively treating elevated blood triglyceride levels.
However, there is still no consensus regarding the value necessitating initiation of triglyceride treatment. According to many physicians:
- the need for implementation of proper dietary habits begins at the triglyceride level over 200 mg/dL (2.3 mmol/L) and
- pharmacological (drug) treatment should be started at the triglyceride level over 300 mg/dL (3.4 mmol/L).
Blood Lipid Test Results: The Ideal Blood Lipid Ratios
The published evidence is quite clear in documenting that the actual cholesterol level itself is not the most important risk factor of cardiovascular disease. It is the ratio between the level of HDL-"good" cholesterol and total cholesterol.
HDL-"good" cholesterol/total cholesterol ratio in adults:
- it should be higher than 0.24 (just divide your HDL level by your total cholesterol). And, generally speaking, the higher the ration, the better.
Triglyceride/HDL-"good" cholesterol ratio in adults:
- it should be below 2 (just divide your triglycerides level by your HDL). And, generally speaking, the lower the ratio, the better.
TGs Formula® II: Advanced Blood Lipid Support
Hello, I'm Andrew Mierzejewski, a master formulator, registered holistic nutritionist and biohealing practitioner with over 20 years of experience. I personally guarantee the quality, efficacy and safety of the supplements recommended here. And I am sure that when taken properly and wisely they can be of great benefit to your health or the health of someone you love or hold dear.
From time to time, you may hear or read scientific reports allegedly showing that such-and-such herb or vitamin doesn't work or may even be harmful to your health.
They are a perfect example of the existing and often uninformed prejudice against nutritional supplements.
We sincerely hope that you do not believe in such anti-supplement nonsense discouraging their use.
TGs Formula II is our new, streamlined and reformulated TGs Formula®, hence its name: TGs Formula II - a specialty naturopathic formulation designed to optimize the metabolism of lipids (fats) in the body ("TGs" stands for "triglycerides").
Therefore, like its predecessor TGs Formula II demonstrates the ability to help:
- reduce the levels of blood triglycerides,
- increase the levels of HDL-"good" cholesterol,
- reduce the levels of LDL-"bad" cholesterol,
- reduce the levels of Lp(a), a killer component of LDL-cholesterol
- correct and optimize the natural processes (biochemical and enzymatic) of fat metabolism,
- stimulate plasma lipoprotein lipase (involved in the catabolism of triglycerides),
- protect the liver against increases in fatty acids, and
- improve the ratio of unsaturated fatty acids to saturated fatty acids in the blood.
TGs Formula II not only keeps the blood fats in check (as drugs do), but actually helps your body rebuild the organs and systems that control your blood lipids - without side effects. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs, it is very body-friendly.
TGs Formula II: Mechanism of Action
It should be pointed out that along with lowering high blood triglyceride levels, TGs Formula II also helps to reduce elevated levels of Lipoprotein(a) and LDL-"bad" cholesterol. It is also effective in helping to raise the levels of HDL-"good" cholesterol.
All nutrients in TGs Formula II:
- work by supporting biochemical and enzymatic processes,
- work best in combination with each other (nutrition is like a chain - all of the links have to be strong in order to obtain meaningful results),
- have an effect only if they are absent in the body (a given supplement will likely have no effect unless the person taking it already has a deficiency in that particular factor),
- work gradually and gently over a period of time,
- deal with causes (if a given condition is caused by the lack of specific nutrients, then adding them to the diet will tend to correct the problem, to the extent that any damage done is not irreversible),
- do not require monitoring as closely as do drugs (consequences of nutritional excesses are minimal - there is a wide margin of safety!),
- slow down the degenerative processes in the body caused by deficiency diseases, such as atherosclerosis.
It is important to remember that all ingredients in TGs Formula II are:
- both natural and essential to the body, therefore
- safe (there has never been a single documented fatality caused by taking dietary supplements),
- required by those who need larger amounts of nutritional factors, because of their longer standing deficiencies and/or poor assimilation of nutrients,
- best taken with meals (they are more efficiently absorbed with food and they enhance the assimilation of other food factors).
TGs Formula II: You Will Benefit*
As a dietary supplement to optimize the blood lipid levels, TGs Formula II is recommended for:
- bringing elevated blood triglycerides down to healthy level,
- keeping levels of HDL-"good" cholesterol within healthy range,
- encouraging healthy blood viscosity (the thickness and stickiness of blood - a critical determinant of friction against the vessel walls),
- improving blood flow,
- supporting proper cardiovascular function.
All nutrients are present in specific ratios and amounts in order to correct longer standing imbalances that are known to contribute to elevated blood fat levels..
TGs Formula II
Naturopathic Blood Lipid Support
Dietary Supplement: 90 Vegetarian Capsules
SUPPLEMENT FACTS: Amount Per Serving (3 Capsules)
|Chromium (as Chromium Polynicotinate)
|Red Yeast Rice
|Policosanols (from Sugar Cane)
|Total Phytosterols (from Soy):
| Beta sitosterol
|Guggul Lipids Powder
|Artichoke (Leaf) Extract
|Other Ingredients: Rice Flour, Vegetable Cellulose, Vegetarian Leucine.
|This product is manufactured in a NSF GMP registered facility in accordance with cGMPs for Nutritional Supplements in accordance with USP 31. The laboratories are ISO 9001:1994 certified and ISO 17025:2005 accredited. Raw materials used in the manufacturing of this product are in full compliance with the Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002. Raw material safety and quality is ensured by the manufacturer's Supplier Qualification Program.
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|Suggested Use: As a dietary supplement, take 3 capsules daily with food.
Daily amount can be divided between AM and PM, or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.
|CAUTION: If you are pregnant, nursing or taking any cholesterol-lowering medication, consult your healthcare practitioner before using this product.
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TGs Formula® II : A Dietary Supplement to Support Cardiovascular Function and the Maintenance of Lipids within Normal Range *
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TGs Formula II: Recommended Intake
About one-third of American adults have triglyceride levels that are borderline or too high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the national public health institute of the United States (Archives of Internal Medicine, 2009).
Although there is still no consensus regarding the value necessitating initiation of triglyceride drug treatment, according to most physicians, at the triglyceride level:
- over 200 mg/dL (2.3 mmol/L) begins the need for implementation of proper dietary, eating habits, and
- over 300 mg/dL (3.4 mmol/L) a pharmacological (drug) treatment should be started.
According to some experts, however, blood triglycerides:
- in women with levels above 190 mg/dL (2.2 mmol/L) are the most significant predictor of heart disease;
- in males, the danger level starts over 400 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L).
On the other hand, the triglyceride goal of 70 mg/dL - 100 mg/dL (0.8 mmol/L - 1.1 mmol/L) should be for those who have:
- coronary heart disease,
- diabetes mellitus (type 2 or non-insulin-dependent diabetes), or
- multiple risk factors (elevated blood lipids, high diastolic/minimum blood pressure and cigarette smoking).
It has been documented that by more aggressively treating elevated blood triglycerides, the risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) can be significantly reduced.
Therefore, if you are not, and rightly so, a proponent of the pharmacological (drug) treatment - often prompting multiple side effects - you can choose the nutritional way of bringing high blood triglycerides down to healthy levels. As opposed to prescription drugs, taking TGs Formula II is something you can do on your own - and get results.
The following recommendations will help you determine your needs based on your actual blood test results:
I. How to Lower Your Triglycerides Fast
Option #1: Borderline High Triglycerides
If your triglycerides level is between 150 mg/dL and 200 mg/dL, or 1.7 mmol/L - 2.3 mmol/L ("borderline high") - for best results, you should be on TGs Formula II for at least 2 consecutive months, taking one (1) capsule three times daily with substantial meals.
Therefore, you would need at least one (2) bottles of TGs Formula II to improve your next blood test results for triglycerides.
Option #2: High Triglycerides
If your triglycerides level is between 200 mg/dL and 500 mg/dL, or 2.3 mmol/L – 5.6 mmol/L ("high") - for best results, you should be on TGs Formula II for at least 2 consecutive months, taking two (2) capsules three times daily with substantial meals.
Therefore, you would need four (4) bottles of TGs Formula II to improve your next blood test results for triglycerides.
Option #3: Very High Triglycerides
If your triglycerides level is higher than 500 mg/dL, or >5.6 mmol/L ("very high") - for best results, you should be on TGs Formula II for at least 2 consecutive months, taking three (3) capsules three times daily with substantial meals.
Therefore, you would need six (6) bottles of TGs Formula II to improve your next blood test results for triglycerides.
REMEMBER: It has been shown that atherogenic (atheromas-forming) hypertriglyceridemia starts at the triglyceride level of 150 mg/dL (1.7 mmol/L) initiating degenerative changes in the cardiovascular system. Therefore, for people with levels greater than 150 milligrams per deciliter range, therapeutic lifestyle changes are necessary, such as exercising, losing weight, swapping unhealthy fats for healthy ones, and the like.
- If you are a diabetic, or have a history of a heart attack or stroke, for full benefits, in addition to TGs Formula II you should consider taking a quality supplemental EPA, such as UltraPure Mega EPA.
- If you want to be certain that your gut gets TGs Formula II (and any other supplements you've been taking!) into the bloodstream where it can do its work effectively in bringing your high blood triglycerides down to healthy levels, you should consider taking quality supplemental digestive enzymes, such as XTRAGEST™.
II. How to Maintain Your Triglycerides Within Normal Range
Unfortunately, after bringing triglycerides down to a desired level, it is not always easy, or even possible, to maintain them within normal range through the dietary and lifestyle changes alone.
This is where TGs Formula II comes in handy.
Its daily recommended maintenance dose can be deteremined as follows:
- If your best achieved level was under 150 mg/dL, or 1.7 mmol/L), you would need to take only one (1) capsule of TGs Formula II daily.
- If your best achieved level was slightly over 150 mg/dL, or 1.7 mmol/L, you would need to take two (2) capsules of TGs Formula II daily.
- If your best achieved level was slightly under 200 mg/dL, or 2.3 mmol/L, you would need to take three (3) capsules of TGs Formula II daily.
After three (3) consecutive months, you should do a fasting blood test to see the efficacy of this approach.
If your results were satisfactory, you may
- continue the above protocol or discontinue taking TGs Formula II (and relying on the dietary/lifestyle changes alone) for three (3) consecutive months and then repeat the blood test to see how your body responds.
If your results were unsatisfactory, you should
- review your dietary and lifestyle changes and go back for another three (3) consecutive months to the therapeutic intake of TGs Formula II based on the actual level of your blood triglycerides, and then repeat the blood test to see how your body responds.
PLEASE NOTE: If you are a diabetic, or have a history of a heart attack or stroke, for full benefits, in addition to TGs Formula II you should consider taking a quality supplemental EPA, such as UltraPure Mega EPA.
The Take-Home Message:
If you really want to maintain your triglycererides within normal range, please follow the above recommendations to the letter.
III. How to Test Properly Your Blood for Triglycerides
Although not necessary for measuring cholesterol, the test for triglycerides should always be done when you are fasting.
Therefore, for 12 to 14 hours before the blood sample is drawn, only water is permitted. In other words, nothing except water is permitted from bedtime until you get your blood work done next morning when a lab opens (it's good to have two cups of water (473 mL) one hour before the collection of blood).
In addition, consumption of alcohol and any vitamin supplements is not permitted for the 24 hours just before the fasting blood work.
If you are currently on antihistamines, antibiotics or cortisone treatment only, you need to call the lab or your doctor for more information on how to proceed.
Why is that?
Anything taken in, other than water during that time, morning coffee or juice, for example, can elevate the triglycerides levels as they change dramatically in response to meals, increasing as much as 5 to 10 times higher than fasting levels just a few hours after eating.
Therefore, when scheduling your triglyceride test you need take your weekend activities into account. Because after a weekend of beer and pizza, or desserts, cakes or ice-cream, your Monday blood work readings can be much higher than on the other days.
Unfortunately, your doctor, even the "highly regarded" one, may have you take a triglyceride blood test without informing you of all factors that might affect the results. You never know when he might be rushed or inexperienced, or simply overly comfortable with a procedure, then end up taking a shortcut at your expense, recommending a drug or an uncomfortable, invasive procedure based solely on a suspect or false test result.
The Take-Home Lesson:
Always ask your doctor for specifics regarding factors that can create false positive or false negative blood test results.
TGs Formula II: Description of Nutrients*
I. HDL-"good" Cholesterol to LDL-"Bad" Cholesterol Ratio Support
- Red Yeast Rice (Monascus porporeus) is an all-natural whole food made from dried fermented rice. Red Rice Yeast naturally helps maintain triglyceride levels within normal ranges and contains unsaturated fatty acids that support the maintenance of serum lipids within normal ranges.
- Chromium is a trace mineral used by the body to regulate HDL-"good" cholesterol- to-LDL-"bad" cholesterol ratios. The Chromium Polynicotinate form ensures maximum bioavailability. The average American diet is chromium deficient.
- Phytosterols are plant steroid alcohols that have been shown to support the maintenance of triglycerides within normal range by blocking the over-absorption of triglycerides. TGs Formula II contains a phytosterol complex from soy that yields 90% phytosterols including 180 mg of Beta-sitosterol.
II. Lipids Synthesis and Circulation
- Policosanol is a complex that has been studied for its ability to reduce triglycerides synthesis by the liver, protect against peroxidation of lipids, aid healthy blood flow and support the maintenance of beneficial HDL cholesterol and triglycerides within normal range.
- Artichoke (Cynara scolymnus) Leaf Extract is a phytonutrient that has been shown to support triglycerides within normal ranges. Cynarin, a compound contained in artichokes, supports the production of bile, which may help the body to excrete cholesterol. Artichoke Leaf Extract helps balance activity of the enzyme responsible for maintaining triglyceride levels within normal ranges.
III. Antioxidant and Blood Viscosity Support
- Guggul lipids contain compounds known as guggul sterones. As antioxidants, they protect against lipid peroxidation.
- Coenzyme Q10 is critical in the generation of cellular energy. Coenzyme Q10 is an antioxidant found in the highest concentrations in the heart, liver, kidneys, spleen and pancreas.
- TGs Formula II is a great addition to any diet and exercise program that is designed to support the maintenance of HDL-"good" cholestereol and triglycerides within normal healthy ranges.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
TGs Formula II: No Conlict with Prescription Drugs
A concern raised by some clients might be the possibility of conflict between prescription drugs and TGs Formula II. The good news is that there is no conflict. In fact, they can be taken at the same time.
The even better news is that, if you take prescription drugs along with TGs Formula II, you need to be monitored regularly by your physician, as you may need to reduce the amount of the drugs you are taking.
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TGs Formula II: Our Clients Write to Us
I do not expect you to judge the efficacy of TGs Formula II only on anecdotal reports. First, it is very difficult to verify the accuracy of these accounts. Second, you cannot generalize one person's experience to others.
I do believe, however, that all information is valuable when placed in a proper perspective. Although not a substitute for "valid science," personal experiences should be taken into consideration, especially as a means of communicating how some people get well.
February 23rd, 2016
Your TGs Formula works! I had my triglycerides over 400 and now they are less than 150.
I stopped using this Formula for some time and my triglycerides were very high again.
My doctor told me I have to take TGs Formula for the rest of my life, because I am allergic to medications for reducing blood triglycerides. This is my only alternative.
Thank you very much!
Edna V. S.
*The testimonial above has been presented as a true story. However, it has not been reviewed by Full of Health and is the opinion of the listed individual.
I thought you would want to know about my latest blood test after taking TGs Formula II and UltraPure Mega EPA:
I. On 5-21-2014:
Cholesterol - 279
Triglycerides - 624
Chol/HDL ratio - 9.0 (it should be 4.5 or less).
II. On 6-24-2014:
Cholesterol - 191
Triglycerides - 236
Chol/HDL ratio - 5.5 (it should be 4.5 or less).
Needless to say, I am very happy! You certainly made my day. I took your previous TGs Formula a few years ago. It worked too, but I developed a phobia about swallowing those big pills...
Thank you Full of Health/Andrew!
Cindy Van L.
*The testimonial above has been presented as a true story. However, it has not been reviewed by Full of Health and is the opinion of the listed individual.
Who says that specialty nutritional supplements do not work? Those, who think that micronutrients are not necessary for our health and that optimum nutrition is not important.
Why do they think and act that way?
Because they don't want to learn and just keep ignoring the impressive results - not only heard about, but also seen and experienced by people who have taken specialty nutritional supplements.
Important Question: How Is Your Digestion?
Take a moment to think about your digestion and ask yourself: "Do I experience any of the symptoms of indigestion?"
If your answer is "Yes" or "Not sure," then consider taking TGs Formula II along with XTRAGEST™ - or other broad-spectrum quality digestive aid - to ensure that you will fully benefit from it.
Only by optimizing your digestion you can be certain that your gut breaks down the TGs Formula II and gets it into the bloodstream where it can do its work effectively.
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