Go Nuts to Lower Cholesterol and CRP

by Jude
(Boston)

To protect your heart, include nuts to increase your levels of good cholesterol as the good cholesterol counteracts the negative effects of bad cholesterol. The idea is to make sure you have a high, good to bad cholesterol Ratio. Nuts are good because they also lower CRP. The best nuts for health are walnuts, almonds and macadamia nuts.When baking cakes add nuts, when preparing ice-cream, add nuts. Bake with ground nuts instead of flour for healthier meals.

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C-reactive protein or CRP
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CRP or C-reactive protein is a protein created by inflammation - the higher the levels of inflammation the more C-reactive protein is present in the body and this is an indication of infection or inflammatory long-term diseases. A CRP test can measure the levels of inflammation in the body, but other tests will be necessary to decide where the inflammation is located and what has caused it.. C-reactive protein measures general levels of inflammation in you

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What's CRP
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What does the acronym CRP mean in this context?

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