So, what causes the inflammation?
He goes on to explain how our processed foods (and the oils they use, which he identifies specifically) and the carbohydrate diets which are LOW FAT have cause all these ills, including diabetes and pre-diabetes. It's well worth reading the whole article to see what he has to say and weigh the information for yourself.
I've done a similar study on myself, but not being an MD or a medical researcher, couldn't and wouldn't say that it applied to others, but I saw how ingesting carbohydrates while I was on a low-carb diet that was higher in protein (as well as salads) affected me.
- I crashed -- immediately and with no control.
- I could feel the arteries slugging down when I ate some of my favorite carby foods.
- I had a lot more energy, which was also even across my whole day.