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no fat & no carb diet
Jun 6, 2004

I just got out of the hospital due to high tryglcerides, over 7000 and high cholesterol. My doctor told me to go on a no fat & no carb diet. Can you suggest a diet plan for me?

Response from Mr. Vergel

These are great ways to decrease your triglycerides fast:

1- Exercise 3-4 times a week for an hour 2- Do not drink sodas or consume sugar rich products 3- Take 2000 mg a day of Omega 3 fish oil capsules 4- Take 2000 mg a day of Carnitine (over the counter or prescription) 5- If nothing else works, talk to your doctor about Tricor (I am sure he brought this up already!)

I would not be too concerned about going low fat. Just try to keep animal fat out of your diet (no fried fried foods and fatty meats). Olive oil is cool.

Nelson



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