Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Juice to Prevent Heart Disease?

Do you know anything about a new kind of orange juice that lowers C-reactive protein and cholesterol?
C-reactive protein (CRP) is a substance found in blood that is a marker for inflammation in the body, especially at the cellular level. The hsCRP (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein) test is now used to measure this marker as a risk factor for heart disease. We now know that inflammation plays a central role in heart disease, but are not sure whether an elevated hsCRP result is a specific marker of inflammation in the coronary arteries or a more general indicator of inflammation.

However, lowering CRP levels can reduce the risk. In a study published in the January 6th, 2005, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, researchers at the Cleveland Clinic showed that clogged coronary arteries had not worsened among 502 patients who were most successful at lowering their CRP levels. Read more...

Cardiofy Heart Care Supplement

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