Idiot's Guides: The Anti-Inflammation Diet, Second Edition by Christopher P. Cannon, Heidi McIndoo |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Idiot's Guides: The Anti-Inflammation Diet, Second Edition

Idiot's Guides: The Anti-Inflammation Diet, Second Edition

by Christopher P. Cannon, Heidi McIndoo MS RD LDN
     
 

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The body's healing response to injury or infection is localized inflammation and it is normal. However, when inflammation moves beyond the local, it becomes abnormal. New research is showing that abnormal inflammation may be linked to a variety of diseases and conditions, including heart disease, cancer, asthma, diabetes, and arthritis among others. Researchers are

Overview

The body's healing response to injury or infection is localized inflammation and it is normal. However, when inflammation moves beyond the local, it becomes abnormal. New research is showing that abnormal inflammation may be linked to a variety of diseases and conditions, including heart disease, cancer, asthma, diabetes, and arthritis among others. Researchers are suggesting that diet can reverse this inflammation and the conditions and diseases caused by it.

New to this edition:

- New testing including C-Reactive Protein (CRP)
- Results of new research studies, including information against omega 3
- New healthy eating plans and foods
- New recipes
- Stress reduction to reduce inflammation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409344230
Publisher:
DK
Publication date:
01/07/2014
Series:
Idiot's Guides Series
Sold by:
DK
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
698,205
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Christopher P. Cannon, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. He is a senior investigator of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Study Group, and over the past two decades has been the principal investigator for more than 10 international clinical trials in the area of heart attacks and prevention. Recent trials include PROVE IT-TIMI 22, which showed that "lower is better" for cholesterol and changed international guidelines, and CLARITY-TIMI 28 which showed that giving heart attack patients clopidogrel (Plavix) can prevent future heart attacks. Author home: Boston, MA.

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