Triglycerie (help·info) (more properly known as triacylglycerol (help·info), TAG or triacylglyceride) is glyceride in which the glycerol is esterified with three fatty acids. It is the main constituent of vegetable oil and animal fats.

Trivia about triglycerides

  • High cholesterol is often associated with high levels of this fat in the blood
  • Along with cholesterol, watch your level of this substance partly named for its 3 molecules of fatty acids