Diet Rich in Slowly Digested Carbs Reduces Markers of Inflammation in Overweight and Obese Adults

ScienceDaily (Jan. 11, 2012) — Among overweight and obese adults, a diet rich in slowly digested carbohydrates, such as whole grains, legumes and other high-fiber foods, significantly reduces markers of inflammation associated with chronic disease, according to a new study by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Such a “low-glycemic-load” diet, which does not cause blood-glucose levels to spike, also increases a hormone that helps regulate the metabolism of fat and sugar.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/01/120111154043.htm

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One Response to Diet Rich in Slowly Digested Carbs Reduces Markers of Inflammation in Overweight and Obese Adults

  1. Deandre Clinkingbeard says:

    Women should get about 25 grams a day and men at least 35 to 40, but the average person gets just 15 grams a day. Eating fiber-rich whole foods—not foods that tout “added fiber”—is the best way to increase your fiber intake, says Carolyn Brown, RD, a nutritionist at Foodtrainers, in New York City.,

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