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New Lifesaving Foods: The Anti-Inflammation Diet

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Are You at Risk?

Do You Have Chronic Inflammation?

One way to tell is to get a high-sensitivity c-reactive protein test (hs-CRP). CRP is a compound in the body that becomes elevated during inflammation, and this test can give you some idea of your future heart disease risk, according to Harvard research. Not everyone needs to be screened, but you may want to ask your doctor about getting tested if you have a family history of heart disease -- especially if you already have risk factors such as high cholesterol (over 200) or high blood pressure (greater than 140/90). Some other health conditions may raise your risk of inflammation, so also consider a CRP test if you have insulin resistance, diabetes or an autoimmune disease, says Lisa M. Davis, PhD.

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9be1ceae wrote:

Hemp hearts and chia seeds are also extremely good sources for Omega 3's

9/12/2013 04:38:06 PM Report Abuse
cmlee12254782 wrote:

An excellent article on how foods can help play a part in helping with anti-inflammatory diseases.

1/5/2012 03:55:25 PM Report Abuse
cphillips371 wrote:

Love reading all this. Nutrition is fascinating!

8/16/2011 06:46:44 AM Report Abuse
sumandmom wrote:

Sent this to my sister...this sounds like her problems to a 'T'. I sure hope it helps her. Thank you for the heads up about inflamation.

8/14/2011 05:20:10 PM Report Abuse
carmalea28 wrote:

I thought this story was very informative. I eat this way as regularly as possible. Also, drink green teas daily.

8/12/2011 11:04:23 AM Report Abuse

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