13 Jul '12, 4pm

Dietary Treatment for Crohn's Disease: Plant-based diets can help prevent and treat conditions such as inflammat...

Dietary Treatment for Crohn's Disease: Plant-based diets can help prevent and treat conditions such as inflammat...

Inflammation has recently emerged as an important player in the development of age-related disability and many of our major chronic diseases including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. Now that laboratory tests such as C-reactive protein have been developed, we can measure the effects different foods and diets have on inflammatory markers. Most plant-based foods decrease inflammation. Processing destroys the anti-inflammatory effects of some (garlic decreases inflammation but garlic powder does not), but improves these effects in others (tomato juice decreases inflammation but whole tomatoes do not). For a review of which plants have been found to be most anti-inflammatory, check out my 3-min. video Anti-inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes . Do these anti-inflammatory plant foods actually have an impact on inflammatory disease mortality though? ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/dietary-treatment-for-cr...

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Healthy lifestyle habits to prevent heart disease: study

Healthy lifestyle habits to prevent heart disea...

channelnewsasia.com 13 Jul '12, 6am

SINGAPORE: The right balance of healthy lifestyle habits can help prevent heart disease, according to researchers from the...

Forgiveness: Food for Health & Happiness

Forgiveness: Food for Health & Happiness

care2.com 15 Jul '12, 5pm

My common sense says that the anger, resentment and blame that many people hold on to, often for years, account for a lot ...