Dietary Influence on Inflammation
Consuming a Middle Eastern diet could reduce systemic and periodontal inflammation compared with a Western diet.
After reading this course, the participant should be able to:
- Discuss the mechanism of inflammation.
- Identify foods that induce and prevent systemic inflammation.
- Compare the pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory properties of two diets.
- Use the government sources of dietary recommendations to provide dietary counseling.
This course was published in the January 2018 issue and expires January 2021. The authors have no commercial conflicts of interest to disclose. This 2 credit hour self-study activity is electronically mediated.