Lowering High Homocysteine With
Folic Acid and B
Vitamins in Vascular Disease.
Folic acid is also abundant in certain Southern comfort foods, notably rice, black-eyed peas, and turnip greens, parbroiled rice and dried peas better than fresh, but fresh greens better than canned or frozen. Rice, black-eyed peas, lentils, and greens are relatively low in calories (provided they are not served with oil, butter, or salted pork), and very useful in
homocysteine-lowering prevention diet. Avoid Pork.
The CRP test is elevated
in these patients.