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In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks.

Experts differ in their estimates of how many Americans might be candidates for a triglyceride-lowering drug. If the eligible group included all adults with triglyceride levels of 200 or more - the normal level is 150 or less - that would mean about 20 percent of adult Americans.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Hello, is anyone home? The best way to reduce triglycerides is to take more fish oil. It’s not the triglycerides that are related to heart disease, but an indication of insulin resistance (measured by the TG/HDL ratio) that is caused by cellular inflammation. I think I pointed this out more than a decade ago in “The OmegaRx Zone.”

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