A reduction in blood levels of inflammatory biomarkers, such as C-reactive proteins, is associated with consistent consumption of vegetarian diets.
Osteoarthritis, a form of arthritis, is one of the leading causes of disability among adults in the United States. It is the most common joint disorder in the United States, with about 31 million adults estimated to be suffering from Osteoarthritis, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Osteoarthritis is a progressive degenerative disease cause by...
The anti-oxidant and anti-inflammation activities of the phytochemicals in whole grains may confer significant protection against the development and progression of type 2 diabetes.
Low serum concentrations of ALT, GGT, and hs-CRP and high plasma levels of GGT and hs-CRP are associated with high consumption of whole-grain bread and red meat respectively.
Decreased metabolic syndrome risk is associated with high intakes of fruits and vegetables.
High consumption of diets rich in walnut may confer substantial protection against cardiovascular disease and mortality.
High consumption of milk may increase bone fracture and mortality risk in men and women.
High fat diets may promote the development insulin resistance and type-2 diabetes.
High consumption of red meat is linked to unhealthy inflammation and glucose metabolic profile in women.
The beneficial anti-inflammatory properties of a Starch-Smart® Diet come from the avoidance of inflammatory foods such as animal products, as well as the inclusion of micronutrient-rich, whole plant foods. Plant foods are a rich source of phytochemicals, which support our endothelial cells that line the inside of our entire vascular system. These cells play an important...