Chronic inflammation causes aging more than previously thought. Inflammation was measured by measuring interleukin-6, and aging rates were estimated by number of cardiovascular deaths.
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While much focus has been on fighting inflammation with drugs, researchers are getting a better understanding of the links connecting diet, inflammation and illness and discovering ways that foods can help keep inflammation in check. Laura Landro has details on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Images.