Post Tagged with: "Inflammation"

High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

High-Fiber Diet Lowers Risk for Arthritis

A fiber-rich diet lowers the risk for knee osteoarthritis, according to findings published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. Researchers reviewed and compared x-ray evidence and arthritic symptom reports with fiber intake and lifestyle data from Osteoarthritis Initiative (OAI) and the Framingham Offspring cohort study. Those who consumed the highest amounts of fiber from the OAI and Framingham studies […]

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Why Do Plant-Based Diets Help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Why Do Plant-Based Diets Help Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis may be triggered by autoimmune friendly fire against a urinary tract infection bacteria called Proteus mirabilis, which could help explain why sufferers randomized to a plant-based diet experience such remarkable benefit. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon for Sore Muscle Relief

Watermelon found to reduce muscle soreness after an intense workout without the gut leakiness that occurs within hours of taking anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Which Spices Fight Inflammation?

Which Spices Fight Inflammation?

An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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The healing power of nature

By Dr. Brent Barlow The fourth principle of naturopathic medicine is the utilization of the “healing power of nature”. Don’t worry, this is not some “woo woo” concept where we believe that nature magically cures everything. “The healing power of nature” refers to the innate healing ability that exists in our organs, tissues, and cells. You can see this innate […]

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Arthritis Specialist Advocates Anti-inflammatory Diet

Arthritis Specialist Advocates Anti-inflammatory Diet

A recent study links chronic inflammation throughout the body with such serious health issues as diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. Inflammation is caused by poor diet, high stress and unhealthy lifestyles, all of which put strain on the immune system. Dr. Ralph Venuto, an orthopedic specialist in Newport Beach, California, has seen the effects that chronic inflammation can have […]

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Liver cancer due to chronic inflammation

Liver cancer due to chronic inflammation

The death of numerous liver cells in the context of chronic inflammation due to apoptosis, a form of programmed cell death, can promote the formation of tumor cells in the liver. This insight significantly contributes to a better understanding of cellular processes in liver cancer development. A research team including scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum München has reported this in […]

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Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries

Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries

  Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/reducing-muscle-soreness-with-berries/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Chronic Inflammation and what you can do

Chronic Inflammation and what you can do

In chronic inflammation, the body is never able to complete the healing phase of the inflammatory process. Free radical activity causes more and more cells to get damaged, causing the inflammatory fires to spread. So, here are the factors that cause inflammation to become chronic: First, inflammation can’t heal if there is a lack of nutrients needed for the healing […]

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An Underlying Cause of Obesity … and what WE can do about it!

A whole foods, plant-based diet that includes these Magnesium rich foods can fight obesity: Dark Leafy Greens Beans and lentils Organic Soybeans Whole grain brown rice Bananas Dried fruit Gluten-free, Whole oats Quinoa Pumpkin seeds

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