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Weight Inflames Disease Risk

Written by Professor Gordon S. Lynch

A natural indicator of inflammation within our bodies may help predict the risk of suffering from cardiovascular disease.

Inflammation plays a major role in the development of cardiovascular disease. Studies have shown that apparently healthy individuals with increased blood levels of ‘high-sensitivity C-reactive protein' (hs-CRP), a natural indicator of inflammation, have an increased risk of having a serious cardiac event, such as a heart attack.

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