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In Single Gene, a Path to Fight Heart Attacks.

Two major studies by leading research groups published on Wednesday independently identified mutations in a single gene that protect against heart attacks by keeping levels of triglycerides - a kind of fat in the blood - very low for a lifetime.

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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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