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A New Vaccine May Actually Ward Off Heart Disease

Protecting your heart may one day be as easy as rolling up your sleeves: A new vaccine may help prevent heart disease, according to a preliminary new study just published in the European Heart Journal. In the study, researchers injected mice with either a control vaccine or one called AT04A.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears
The best way to lower LDL is to reduce insulin as that hormone activates the liver to produce increased levels of cholesterol.  However, LDL is not really “bad” until it becomes oxidized, as it is oxidized LDL that is truly dangerous.  Rather than throwing the baby out with the bathwater, you should follow the Zone Diet to reduce cholesterol production in the liver and increase your intake of polyphenols to reduce the production of oxidized LDL.  A much better idea than injections that increase the likelihood of diabetes.

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