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March 24, 2021 29 mins

Show Description:

Professor Philip Calder describes when inflammation is helpful and when it is not. Omega-3s as pro-resolvins and their role in immune function, as well as matters of background diet, balance, and genes are discussed. After listening to this podcast, you will welcome the omega-3 fire brigade.

Topics Discussed:

2:17 Difference between immunity and inflammation
3:15 Cardinal signs of inflammation
4:42 Benefits and harmful effects of inflammation
9:31 Role of omega-3s in inflammation
16:10 Treating inflammation with omega-3s
17:13 EPA & DHA in controlling inflammation
20:58 Differentiating responses to omega-3
24:31 Plant omega-3s

Resources Mentioned in this episode:

· Dr. Philip Calder Bio
· https://www.jpeds.com/article/S0022-3476(08)00780-4/abstract
· https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/28067815/

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