Category Archives: Inflammation

Treating Inflammation with Nutrition

Inflammation is a necessary physiological reaction by the tissues of animals to damage, infection and invasion by pathogens. This process is highly complex, but is designed to provide defence to tissues by supplying immunological components and physical barriers to possible … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Traditional Diets Provide Health

It is interesting that traditional diets around the World, spatially and temporally, vary considerably. However, analysis of these diets shows that they provide health to their populations despite being very different nutritionally. A closer look at the contents of these … Continue reading

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Long Chain Fats Regulate Inflammation

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Severe Acute Malnutrition and Inflammation

Severe acute malnutrition is the cause of around 500,000 deaths in children Worldwide, each year. Of these deaths, 45 % are in children under 5 years, mostly from third World countries with poor economic productivity. Even with medical intervention, once … Continue reading

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Aloe Vera: Composition and Health Effects

Aloe vera is a spiky perennial plant called a xerophyte that take roughly 4 years to mature. It produces 12 to 16 leaves per plant that taper to the ends and have saw-like teeth on their margins. Aloe vera contains … Continue reading

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Bromelain fights Inflammation and Pain

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Three Nutrients That Fight Joint Pain

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Ginger For Joint Pain?

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Antioxidants Supplements: Evidence they Protect Health

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Bromelain: Useful in the Treatment of Sports Injuries?

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