Chronic-Inflammation

High HDL Levels Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

…body, and both are markers for brain inflammation as well as an increased risk for heart disease. Excess free radical activity can lead to chronic inflammation in the body. Another common thread? The link between aging and either brain or heart disease is related to the fact that free radical activity…

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The Heart-Health/Skin-Health Connection

…protect our bodies against the ravaging damages of free-radical stress. That’s a great property, because free radical stress is the basis of chronic inflammation at the cellular level: the core of many common diseases and accelerated aging alike. But now it also appears that many antioxidants, in foods…

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Women Are More Likely to Die from Heart Disease than Cancer

…levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), homocysteine, and fibrinogen. These biochemicals help predict cardiovascular disease. CRP is a marker of chronic inflammation, and homocysteine is a toxic amino acid involved in the early stages of arterial damage. Fibrinogen is a protein with inflammatory and clot…

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Foods that Help to Knock Out Disease and Slow Down Aging

…antioxidants in simple, neat terms as foods or ingredients that protect our inner turf by knocking out damaging free radicals at the heart of chronic inflammation and accelerated aging. Now, we know that many antioxidant-rich foods, like blueberries and turmeric, actually have dual personalities. They…

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

…erroneous focus on high cholesterol is diverting research dollars away from the real cause of heart disease—inflammation. Chronic Inflammation and Heart Disease Chronic inflammation is a major predictor of coronary artery disease. Studies show elevated levels of CRP (inflammation) puts you at twice the…

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