Increased triglyceride levels are said to be related to cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, heart failure, and stroke. And according to the Harvard Medical School, having high triglyceride levels may be an indication of a metabolic syndrome such as diabetes and pancreatitis. Because of the complications associated with high triglycerides, it is recommended that those with high triglyceride levels engage in beneficial lifestyles such as increasing physical activities, losing weight, quitting smoking, and having a balanced diet. However, it is difficult to monitor if you have high triglyceride levels because having this condition does not entail visible and characteristic symptoms. There are no recorded symptoms specific for having high triglycerides alone. The only way to know if you have high triglycerides is through a blood test that will assess your lipid profile. Now, you may have already started wondering about what triglycerides are exactly? And how does it affect your overall condition? These questions will be answered in this guide. But to give you a hint: it is a type of lipid that can be found in our bodies performing an array of functions.This book is aimed at beginners. With healthy recipes being introduced, so that the transition process goes smoothly for you.