Christopher P. Cannon, M.D., is an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. In addition to being a frequent lecturer, Dr. Cannon has published more than 500 articles, reviews, editorials, book chapters, and electronic publications in the field of acute coronary syndromes. Elizabeth Vierck is a well-known, widely published author on aging, health and related topics, with 16 books and numerous other publications to her credit.
New research shows that abnormal inflammation may be linked to a variety of diseases and conditions. In this book, you will find what diseases and conditions are caused by inflammation, which foods reduce inflammation and which foods contribute to inflammation, and how to tweak todays diets to make them anti-inflammatory.
- Over 60 million Americans suffer from cardiovascular disease and over 20 million Americans suffer from asthma - two conditions thought too be affected, if not caused, by inflammation
- Many Newsweek articles have been dedicated to this topic, including "Quieting a Body's Defenses," by Anne Underwood, in 2005
- New York Times best-selling author Andrew Weil dedicated a portion of his new book, Healthy Aging, to a discussion of inflammation, its role in diseases, and the use of diet to control it