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Choose This not That for High Triglycerides. Inside this colorful app, you will find easy to follow suggestions on how to improve your health through nutrition and the food choices you make every day. This app represents the most comprehensive and actionable nutrition guidelines for how to reduce your risk, prevent and combat high triglycerides. If you rather tackle health issues and risks through proper nutrition and lifestyle changes then this app is for you! Last data update: Dec. 2018.

A number of powerful, unique and interactive features make this app so different and superior to others in the market:

Is this food good for me? This feature answers the common question about suitability of various food items for your personal situation. And it does so in an easy to understand and colorful graphic form.

Recipes. Most popular recipes on leading web sites.

• Health issues often come our way in groups of two or more. They are often caused by other health complications or result in other illnesses and risks. This publication is the only one in the market that offers dietary guidance for high triglycerides AND its combination with the following most likely health issues: Alzheimer’s disease, cancer risk, depression, diabetes (type 2), excess body weight or obesity, gout, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, stress, & Vitamin D deficiency.

• Food Suggestions.
You can ask for suggestions on the best food choices within a food group, based on your personal profile. An extremely valuable tool when at restaurants or when grocery shopping.

• ACTIONABLE information on what is good, what is bad, and what is neutral for your condition(s). We single out specific food items, and give you an ordered list of helpful and harmful foods within each food group.

• Suggestions on appropriate life style choices, alternative therapies and herbal remedies, when such options are promising and available to you.

Suggestions presented in this app are based on the content licensed from Personal Remedies, LLC. The primary sources used by Personal Remedies are US government sources such as USDA (US Department of Agriculture), NIH (National Institute of Health) agencies, and leading clinics & universities.

Behind this technology there is a team of expert clinicians, scientists and specialists who are passionate about bridging the gap between expert knowledge and the patient. This includes our Chief Scientific Advisor, Katya Tsaioun (PhD, Nutrition from Tufts University; L.D.N.; faculty of Johns Hopkins University) and the most current clinical evidence-based information that is available in the US.

Personal Remedies is the publisher of the largest collection of health and nutrition apps for chronic conditions in the market. It is based in metro-Boston, home to the highest ranking healthcare providers and academic institutions in the world.

The information presented by this app is updated by our team as needed and on an ongoing basis. These updates happen seamlessly, and do NOT require frequent inconvenient downloads of a new version of the app.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Apr 21, 2014 (almost 5 years ago).
Jun 13
2016
(Current)
Version 2.6

We have made significant updates to the content of the app since the prior (2014) release. Added new nutrient considerations such as Omega-6 fatty acid oils, and improved serving size assumptions. Improved the Login process, user interface, information on how to use the app, science and references behind the app, helpful technical notes ... & more!

Apr 21
2014
Version 2.4

*** To our existing users. We had a major disaster at our hosting company (hardware crash and loss of backup). Took us over a week to recreate and test our environment. All is well now (9-14-15). Please click on Sign Up and recreate your profile. We are so sorry for the inconvenience. ***

Choose This Not That for High Triglycerides. Inside this colorful app, you will find easy to follow suggestions on how to improve your health through nutrition and the food choices you make every day. This app represents the most comprehensive and actionable nutrition guidelines for how to reduce your risk, prevent and combat High Triglycerides (HT). If you rather tackle health issues and risks through proper nutrition and lifestyle changes as opposed to prescription drugs and other typical medical treatments, then this app is for you! Last major data update: Oct. 2015.


This app includes two powerful, unique and interactive features: "Is this food good for me?" and "Suggest", and appropriate alternative therapies & herbal medicines. Through colorful images you can view suitability of various foods for HT, or you can request suggestions for the best food items for you within a food group. There is absolutely nothing like it in the market!


Unfortunately, health issues often come our way in groups of two or more. If we are obese or under stress, then chances are we are also at risk with a number of other health issues such as cancer, high blood pressure, or Vitamin D deficiency. If we have Vitamin D deficiency then chances are we either suffer from or have higher risk of getting Osteoporosis, Crohn’s disease or kidney problems. Each health issue often results in other health complications, thus the need for looking at a combination of health concerns and risks when formulating our nutrition plans and lifestyle changes. It is for that reason, that we have included separate guidelines for those who might suffer from the following likely and common conditions in addition to HT: Alzheimer’s disease, Cancer risk, Depression, Diabetes (Type 2), Excess body weight or obesity, Gout, High blood pressure, High cholesterol, Stress, & Vitamin D deficiency.


One of the factors that makes “Choose This not That” series of publications different from all others available to you in the market is that we offer nutrition guidelines for likely COMBINATIONS of illnesses and risks that may be relevant to your situation. We also give you specific guidance by telling you exactly which fish, fruit, vegetable, nut … is the best for you as well as listing the worst items. We give you an ordered list of food items within each food group, not just a food group.


All the material and suggestions presented in this app are based on the content licensed from Personal Remedies, LLC. The primary sources used by Personal Remedies are US government sources such as USDA (US Department of Agriculture) and NIH (National Institute of Health).


“Proper nutrition and other alternative treatments show great promise in preventing and treating many of the illnesses that we deal with every day. I encourage all my patients to follow appropriate nutrition and research other options for themselves. The Choose This Not That series are an excellent step towards improving people’s knowledge in this area.”


Shahin Tabatabaei, MD
Harvard Medical School; Mass General Hospital


“The Choose This Not That series of books and apps provide dietary recommendations focused on common chronic health problems. They are easy to understand and thus easy to implement into daily life. Most doctors would find it difficult to discuss dietary recommendations at the level of detail found in the series. They should serve as a valuable complement in helping people manage chronic illnesses through dietary and lifestyle modifications.”


Andrew S. Lenhardt, M.D.
Lahey Clinic, Hamilton, MA


We are the largest provider of apps for chronic conditions, and the only one to address multiple chronic conditions.

 

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