Dietary Fiber and C-Reactive Protein: Findings from National Health and Gut Health

JOURNAL: Journal of Nutrition. 134(5): 1181-5.

AUTHORS: Ajani, U. A., E. S. Ford, et al. (2004)

High concentrations of C-reactive protein (CRP) are considered a marker for inflammatory disease based on data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2000, fiber intake is associated with lower serum CRP concentration thereby supporting the recommendation of a diet with a high fiber content.