Understanding and Managing Your Triglycerides

If you have high levels of “bad” fats, you are at a higher risk for cardiovascular disease, which is the No. 1 killer of Americans. Those “bad” fats are LDL cholesterol and triglycerides.

Your triglyceride level is often closely linked to your LDL (“bad”) cholesterol level. That’s why a high LDL level usually means a high triglyceride level, too.

Learn more about triglycerides.