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Vegetarian diets may have protective effect against antioxidant stress

Oxidative stress is implicated in the pathogenesis of a variety of diseases and conditions, such as cancer, cataracts, diabetes mellitus, rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, viral autoimmune diseases, and aging. A recent study conducted by researchers at the KLE University and the Navodaya Medical College in Karnataka, India, examined the relation of… 

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Low levels of plasma vitamin B6 are associated with systemic markers of inflammation

Low levels of pyridoxal-5-phosphate (PLP), the active form of vitamin B6, have been measured in patients with cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and diabetes. Key Point: This study supports the hypothesis that inflammation is associated with a functional deficiency of vitamin B6. It is important to note that… 

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