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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BMultiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
CSingle double blind study or multiple cohort studies
DUncontrolled or observational studies only
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Scientific ConsensusComments
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BOlive leaf extract
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BVitamin E
BLactobacillus reuteri
BVitamin B3
CBlack Cohosh
CPunicic Acid
CWhey Protein
CArtichoke Extract
CGynostemma pentaphyllum
CHibiscus sabdariffa
CGreen Coffee Extract
CHemp Protein
CEleutherococcus senticosus
CCissus quadrangularis
CEcklonia cava
CSalvia hispanica
CGamma Oryzanol
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CGanoderma lucidum
CGreen Tea Catechins
CJapanese Knotweed
CIrvingia gabonensis
CVitamin C
CVitamin D
CSoy lecithin
CRoyal Jelly
CTetradecyl Thioacetic Acid
CPanax ginseng
CKrill Oil
CLactobacillus casei
CVitamin K
CSea Buckthorn
CAnethum graveolens
CCitrullus colocynthis
CRose Hip
DCoconut Oil
DAronia melanocarpa
DEclipta alba
DSafflower Oil
DEmblica officinalis
DRubus coreanus
DPerilla Oil
DPyrroloquinoline quinone
DRuscus aculeatus


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