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- Johnson, Guy H.; Fritsche, Kevin
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 v.112 no.7 pp. 1029-1041.e15
- C-reactive protein; adhesion; arachidonic acid; cardiovascular diseases; dietary recommendations; docosahexaenoic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid; excretion; fibrinogen; food intake; humans; inflammation; linoleic acid; omega-6 fatty acids; people; plasminogen activator; prostaglandins; randomized clinical trials; risk; systematic review; tumor necrosis factor-alpha
- ... The majority of evidence suggests that n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, including linoleic acid (LA), reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease as reflected by current dietary recommendations. However, concern has been expressed that a high intake of dietary n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid contributes to excess chronic inflammation, primarily by prompting the synthesis of proinflammatory eicosanoid ...
- Wu, Sheng Hui; Shu, Xiao Ou; Chow, Wong-Ho; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Zhang, Xianglan; Li, Hong-Lan; Cai, Qiuyin; Ji, Bu-Tian; Cai, Hui; Rothman, Nathaniel; Gao, Yu-Tang; Zheng, Wei; Yang, Gong
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 v.112 no.7 pp. 996-1004.e4
- C-reactive protein; cross-sectional studies; food consumption; food intake; foods; humans; interleukin-1beta; interleukin-6; isoflavones; lifestyle; linear models; middle-aged adults; questionnaires; receptors; tumor necrosis factor-alpha; women
- ... BACKGROUND: Soy and some of its constituents, such as isoflavones, have been shown to affect the inflammatory process in animal studies. The association between soy food intake and inflammatory markers has not been evaluated adequately in humans. OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to evaluate whether higher intake of soy foods was inversely associated with inflammatory markers in 1,005 middle-aged Chinese wom ...
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