How to reduce systemic inflammation risk with diet

The approach is good for weightloss too, but does nothing for insulin sensitivity

A diet rich in wholegrains helps to reduce systemic inflammation, according to evidence from Denmark that suggests it should be encouraged in those at risk of inflammation-related diseases.

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The study also confirms that high wholegrain consumption is associated with reduced energy intake and bodyweight compared with a refined grain diet.

Specifically, the eight-week randomised, controlled crossover study of 50 people found that inflammatory markers dropped significantly in the wholegrain group, with serum C-reactive protein dropping from 6.3mg/L to 4.2mg/L, and interleukin-6 from 1