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What is homocysteine?

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Homocysteine is a common amino acid in your blood. You get it mostly from eating meat. High levels of it are linked to early development of heart disease. It’s associated with low levels of vitamins B6, B12, and folate, as well as kidney disease.

From: Heart Disease and Homocysteine WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association. 

Wald, D. , November 2002. British Medical Journal

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 05, 2018

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American Heart Association. 

Wald, D. , November 2002. British Medical Journal

Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 05, 2018

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