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The Power Of Simple Life Changes To Prevent Heart Disease

Billions of dollars are spent every year on medications that reduce the risk of heart disease - the No. 1 killer in the United States. But some people feel powerless to prevent it: Many of the risk factors seem baked into the cake at birth.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Lifestyle changes sound so low-tech until you realize they also cause epigenetic changes in the way that genes are expressed. However, those epigenetic changes induced by lifestyle are short-lived meaning that they have to be maintained to overcome a poor genetic background.

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