17 June 2014

Fighting Inflammation With Oats

For the week of June 22nd, 2014

More scientific evidence is showing a link between inflammation in the human body and the development of chronic diseases. A new study from the University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Madison finds that polyphenols in oats can help prevent or reduce inflammation caused by exercise in women over 50. On this week’s Access Minnesota, Dr. Li Li Ji, tells us how oats and other common foods may help protect us from inflammation.

  • Guest: Li Li Ji, Ph.D, Director of the School of Kinesiology and the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene and Exercise Science at the University of Minnesota
  • Issues: How exercise causes muscle inflammation; Foods that can reduce inflammation; Why oats are such a potent recovery food; How aging affects exercise recovery; The negative impacts of fighting inflammation with synthetic drugs

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