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    Dead Meat Bacteria Endotoxemia
    The high bacteria load in raw or cooked animal foods and fermented foods may trigger an endotoxemic surge of inflammation that may be exacerbated by the presence of saturated animal fat.
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    Uprooting the Leading Causes of Death
    Death in America is largely a foodborne illness. Focusing on studies published just over the last year in peer-reviewed scientific medical journals, Dr. Greger offers practical advice on how best to...
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    Titanium Dioxide & Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    People eating conventional diets may ingest a trillion microparticles of the food whitening additive titanium dioxide every day. What implication might this have for inflammation in the gut?
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    Does Coconut Oil Clog Arteries?
    Sellers of coconut oil use a beef industry tactic to downplay the risks associated with the saturated fat in their products.
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    The Exogenous Endotoxin Theory
    The endotoxemia (bacterial toxins in the bloodstream) that follows a meal of animal products and results in inflammation and stiffened arteries may come from the food itself rather than from one's...
  • How Does Meat Cause Inflammation? Article
    How Does Meat Cause Inflammation?
    The anti-inflammatory effect of plant-based diets is about more than just the power of plants. It’s also the avoidance of animal foods. In my blog last week, Treating Crohn’s Disease With Diet,...
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    The Inflammatory Meat Molecule Neu5Gc
    Plant-based diets may help rheumatoid arthritis by decreasing exposure to an inflammatory compound found in animal products.
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    Nonhuman Molecules Lining Our Arteries
    The foreign meat molecule Neu5Gc builds up in human tumors and atherosclerotic plaques and may play an inflammatory role in the progression of both diseases.
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    Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
    Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.
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    The Leaky Gut Theory of Why Animal Products Cause Inflammation
    A single meal of meats, eggs, and dairy can cause a spike of inflammation within hours that can stiffen one's arteries. Originally this was thought to be the result of saturated animal fat causing...
  • Daily Video
    Fibromyalgia vs. Vegetarian & Raw Vegan Diets
    Plant-based diets may be effective for the treatment of fibromyalgia, a painful condition suffered by millions.
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    Treating Multiple Sclerosis With the Swank MS Diet
    A plant-based diet may not only be the safest treatment for multiple sclerosis, it may also be the most effective.
  • Daily Video
    Which Spices Fight Inflammation?
    An elegant experiment is described in which the blood of those eating different types of spices such as cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric is tested for anti-inflammatory capacity.
  • NF-Lead Poisoning Risk From Venison Article
    Lead Poisoning Risk From Venison
    The reason animal products trigger inflammation in the body within hours of consumption is thought to be due to the residual bacterial toxins that survive the cooking process (as l detailed in my...
  • NF-Mar5 Eating Green to Prevent Cancer Article
    Eating Green to Prevent Cancer
    Why do people who eat more plants get less cancer? The largest prospective study of diet and cancer in history, for example, found that vegetarians had lower levels of all cancers combined. This...
  • Today's blog-- Article
    Plant-Based Diets for Rheumatoid Arthritis
      Plant-based diets may help rheumatoid arthritis by decreasing exposure to an inflammatory “Trojan horse” compound found in animal products called Neu5Gc. In How Tumors Use Meat to Grow I...
  • Today's Blog-- Article
    Plant-Based Diets for Fibromyalgia
    Millions suffer from fibromyalgia, a condition characterized by months of widespread pain, often accompanied by fatigue, sleep disorders, depression, anxiety, cognitive difficulties, headaches, low...
  • Today's Blog-- Article
    Should We Avoid Titanium Dioxide?
    Two potential risk factors that may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases (such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease) are animal protein and nanoparticles such as titanium dioxide....