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If you have high triglyceride levels, your doctor may have told you to limit how much sugar you eat in order to help bring those levels back down. That’s because the body makes triglycerides from certain foods you eat, including carbohydrates, as well as from excess calories. Say goodbye to all sweets, right? Not so! Cutting back doesn’t mean your sweet tooth has to suffer. Here are eight sweet ways to satisfy your cravings while keeping your triglyceride levels in check.

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Medically Reviewed By: L Marcellin, MD, MPH

Last Annual Review Date: 2013-01-30

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To lower triglyceride levels, substitute carbohydrates for fats in your diet.