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Could Losing Weight Work as Well as a Statin?

…nonspecific marker of inflammation and has been implicated in many chronic diseases. CRP has a strong correlation with fat tissue, particularly belly fat. Statin drugs, which are used for lowering cholesterol also have a significant anti-inflammatory effect and have been documented to lower CRP by 20…

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Metabolic Syndrome Tests: How to Determine If You’re At Risk

…breathing out, with your abdomen relaxed. These waist sizes indicate metabolic syndrome: 35 inches or more for a woman and 40 inches or more for a man. Belly fat is both unsightly and harmful. This particular fat secretes a steady stream of chemicals that kindle inflammation throughout the body, damaging the…

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Belly Fat Increases Cardiac Risk Factors

We’re used to thinking of obesity as a cardiac risk factor, and it is. But now, a new study shows that being slim with belly fat ups your heart attack risk factors more than obesity. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic looked at the BMI (body mass index) and waist-to-hip ratio of 12,785 adults, with a mean…

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