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Postprandial metabolism refers to the metabolic changes that occur after a meal, following the absorption and processing of nutrients. Studies have shown that elevated postprandial glucose and triglyceride concentrations in the blood are associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This is because these exaggerated responses can lead to inflammation, oxidative stress, and endothelial dysfunction, which can damage blood vessels and increase the risk of heart disease and stroke. Therefore, our research seeks to understand how dietary manipulations and optimising food composition can modify postprandial metabolism as a strategy for preventing and managing CVD.