31 May '11, 2pm

Anti-Inflammatory Diet 101: One year it's this diet trend, the next year it's that diet trend. The funny thing i...

Anti-Inflammatory Diet 101: One year it's this diet trend, the next year it's that diet trend. The funny thing i...

One year it’s this diet trend, the next year it’s that diet trend. The funny thing is that, aside from the all-celery and 8-grapefruits family of diets, all the smart diets end up saying pretty much the same thing: Eat bushels of fruit and vegetables, whole grains, less animal fat, and cut out refined foods. Genius! Lately there’s been a flood of diet books based on the anti-inflammatory concept. The gist is that constant or out-of-control inflammation in the body leads to illness, and that eating to avoid constant inflammation inspires better health and can fend off disease. We generally think of inflammation as the painful part of arthritis, but inflammation is also a component of chronic diseases such as heart disease and strokes. Which is why proponents of the diet say it can reduce heart disease risk, keep existing cardiac problems in check, reduce blood triglycerides...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/anti-inflammatory-diet-1...

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grist.org 23 May '11, 6pm

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Biking to Work 101 | Care2 Healthy & Green Living

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care2.com 08 Jun '11, 5pm

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care2.com 22 May '11, 10pm

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care2.com 12 Jun '11, 3pm

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climateprogress.org 21 May '11, 12pm

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care2.com 28 May '11, 6am

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