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Limit your portion sizes of mashed potatoes, yams, beans, corn and peas to Â½ cup; limit baked potatoes (with skin) to about 3 ounces. Although these starchy vegetables are a great source of fiber and nutrients, they can contribute to high triglycerides when eaten in excess.
When triglycerides are between 80-100 you start to make abnormal LDL
''If you ate 500 calories during the day but walked around afterward, your muscles would be competing with your fat cells for the calories and could burn them up as energy for physical activity,'' he said. ''But if you consume it at bedtime, with no physical activity, the body has no choice but to store the calories away as fat.''
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