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Supplements to Lower Triglyceride Levels -- fish oil capsules and stethoscope


When it comes to supplements that can help to lower triglyceride levels, the best evidence, by far, is for high-dose fish oil (providing high concentrations of DHA and EPA) — although are some caveats for people who also have high "bad" LDL cholesterol and the freshness of your fish oil may matter. CoQ10, Red yeast rice, certain probiotics, cinnamon, berberine, liquid apple cider vinegar and other supplements may help to lower triglycerides in certain people, but the evidence for some of these is primarily from a small number of clinical trials (which are often company-funded). For details, sign in and see the full answer >>

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October 21, 2019

What is the evidence for the supplement Pantethine? It is supposed to reduce triglycerides and has prevented atherosclerotic plaques in rabbits.
October 22, 2019

Hi Robert - We've added information about pantethine to the answer above.

May 7, 2018

I'm taking viva fish oils for my rehumatoid arthritis and monitoring blood levels in 6 months as curious to see colesterola dn tryglercides since mine is alays on the highside.

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