Triglycerides is a term used to refer to the circulating levels of fatty acids (similar in structure to dietary fatty acids, and Fat Mass) that can be measured via a blood test. Although crucial for energy usage, excessively high circulating Triglycerides is a risk factor for circulatory problems.

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The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (excluding animal/petri-dish studies) to tell you what supplements affect Triglycerides
Grade Level of Evidence
A Robust research conducted with repeated double blind clinical trials
B Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
C Single double blind study or multiple cohort studies
D Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
Magnitude of Effect Size
Scientific Consensus Comments
A Fish Oil
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A Cocoa Extract
A Red Clover Extract
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B Vitamin B3
B Berberine
B Conjugated Linoleic Acid
B Curcumin
B Inositol
B Nigella sativa
B Astaxanthin
B Dehydroepiandrosterone
B Grape Seed Extract
B Hesperidin
B L-Carnitine
B Lactobacillus reuteri
B Magnesium
B Olive leaf extract
B Policosanol
B Psyllium
B Vitamin E
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C Ashwagandha
C Cissus quadrangularis
C Citrullus colocynthis
C Ephedrine
C Fenugreek
C Fucoxanthin
C Ganoderma lucidum
C Ginger
C Irvingia gabonensis
C Krill Oil
C Melatonin
C Punicic Acid
C Resveratrol
C Rooibos
C Shilajit
C Vanadium
C Vitamin D
C Whey Protein
C Anethum graveolens
C Artichoke Extract
C Benfotiamine
C Biotin
C Black Cohosh
C Blueberry
C Caffeine
C Creatine
C Ecdysteroids
C Ecklonia cava
C Eleutherococcus senticosus
C Gamma Oryzanol
C Garcinia cambogia
C Green Coffee Extract
C Green Tea Catechins
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C Hemp Protein
C Japanese Knotweed
C Lactobacillus casei
C Licorice
C Microlactin
C Nattokinase
C Panax ginseng
C Phosphatidylcholine
C Phosphatidylserine
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C Rose Hip
C Royal Jelly
C Salvia hispanica
C Sea Buckthorn
C Soy lecithin
C Stevia
C Theaflavins
C Trimethylglycine
C Vitamin C
C Vitamin K
C Yacon
C Zinc
D Aronia melanocarpa
D Colostrum
D Eclipta alba
D Emblica officinalis
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D Pycnogenol
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  1. Colombo VE1, et al Treatment of brittle fingernails and onychoschizia with biotin: scanning electron microscopy . J Am Acad Dermatol. (1990)
  2. Revilla-Monsalve C1, et al Biotin supplementation reduces plasma triacylglycerol and VLDL in type 2 diabetic patients and in nondiabetic subjects with hypertriglyceridemia . Biomed Pharmacother. (2006)
  3. Marshall MW, et al Effects of biotin on lipids and other constituents of plasma of healthy men and women . Artery. (1980)

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