Unformatted text preview: of vitamin D in the blood; the higher the deficiency in vitamin D the higher degree of hardening in the blood vessels. Acai juice was found to have a powerful anti-inflammatory benefit that protects the delicate coronary arteries from hardening and protects against the development of atherosclerosis by inhibiting pro-inflammatory compounds known as cytokines that promote arterial thickening and the beginning stage of heart disease. Acai juice was also shown to lower levels of lipid peroxidation, a process that causes normal LDL cholesterol to combine with oxygen and incorporate with other materials to become arterial plaque....
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course HHP HHP 200 * taught by Professor Miles,helenm during the Spring '10 term at Fort Hays.
- Spring '10