The publication of a round-up of studies on the safety and efficacy
of Metagenics' NG440 formulation of rho iso-alpha acids (RIAAs)
from hops, rosemary and oleanolic acid adds weight to its use in
medical foods for inflammation.
Vitamin A supplements could reduce the levels of a marker for
inflammation by 30 per cent, says a randomized intervention study
with Mexican children, a result that adds to the benefits of the
vitamin, particularly among the young.
A combination of omega-3 fatty acids and the flavonoid quercitrin
may work to reduce inflammation in the large intestine associated
with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, says an animal study
People who eat a diet high in fibre have significantly lower levels
of a protein that is associated with inflammation, diabetes and
heart disease, say scientists, giving yet more support for
Italian researchers have reported that a daily glass of tomato
juice could lower markers for inflammation by over 30 per cent, but
has no effect on the immune system, adding to the debate as to
whether carotenoids can boost immune...
A diet rich in alpha-linolenic acid from walnuts, walnut oil and
flaxseed oil not only lowered bad cholesterol but also decreased
markers for blood vessel inflammation in men and women at risk of
heart disease, report researchers.