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Heart disease continues to prompt shifting advice about testing, drugs and diet.

You might think that by now most experts agree on the best ways to deal with heart disease. But developments in recent months seem to have upended several long-standing assumptions about the disease.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Excellent point on olive oil and fish oil vs. saturated fats that is found in the correction to the widely quoted article that led to the media report that saturated fats are good. The data demonstrate that saturated fats cause inflammation, whereas olive oil and fish oil have more anti-inflammatory fats.

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