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January 12, 2018 - NEW ATLAS

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

Fast food stimulates inflammation and triggers long-term changes to immune system

A disturbing new study led by scientists at the University of Bonn suggests that the immune system responds to a fast food-style Western diet in much the same way as it would react to a bacterial infection.

GruntVegan: The Standard American Diet (SAD) or Western Diet is "rich in red meat, dairy products, processed and artificially sweetened foods, and salt, with minimal intake of fruits, vegetables, fish, legumes, and whole grains." Many studies have linked this carnist way of eating with epidemic levels of obesity, hypertension, heart disease, diabetes and cancer.

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