Food and nutrition have long been discussed in the context of how certain dietary components may modulate oxidative stress or inflammation. The prospect of suppressing inflammation has been seen as a means of attacking one of the true "final common pathways" of the entire spectra of pathology. Whether it is aging, infection, cancer biology, or wound repair, inflammation remains central to the disease and healing processes.

There is growing evidence that the anti-inflammatory or immunomodulatory e…

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