80 Percent Of Cholesterol Comes From The Liver

80 percent of cholesterol comes from the liver, so the most effective way to lower LDL(bad) cholesterol is to control the liver’s internal production. The lunasin peptide does so in two ways:

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  • Selectively disrupts a step in the production of an enzyme key to cholesterol synthesis in the liver


  • Increases the number of receptors available in liver cells to clear LDL cholesterol from the bloodstream

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Compared to statins, lunasin works at an earlier stage in the process than prescription statins by reducing the expression

of the HMG-CoA Reductase gene, according to Galvez. “Statin drugs work by blocking the HMG-CoA reductase enzyme after it has been produced when it’s on its way to carry out the endogenous cholesterol production cycle. Statin drugs can oftentimes be too efficient and block too much of the  HMG-CoA enzyme. As a result, serious side effects can occur.”


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