Cardiorespiratory Fitness and C-Reactive Protein
CRP is a marker of inflammation that has been shown to be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. I have had success lowering CRP levels with avoidance of processed sugars, and now it seems that exercise can be added to the list of tools used to lower CRP levels.
Circulation — Abstracts: LaMonte et al. 106 (4): 403