Anti Inflammation Diet
An anti-inflammation diet can combat chronic or “silent inflammation”.
Silent inflammation has been shown to cause disease and
degeneration in the body.
Chronic inflammation can be present and undetected in your body for
years, until it manifests into diseases.
These diseases can be heart disease,
Alzheimer's, diabetes and some cancers.
Silent inflammation has been linked with the buildup of cholesterol
deposits in the arteries and inflammation of brain tissue resulting in
heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
Elevated blood sugar and insulin
levels such as those experienced by type 2 diabetes also aggravate
Making the necessary lifestyle changes to fight
inflammation, can protect you from it’s devastating effects.
Diet and Fatty Acids
Essential fatty acids play an important role in
and can be obtained in the diet from vegetables, nuts, grains
and seeds such as sesame and sunflower seeds.
However, there are some
essential fatty acids which cannot be made by the body. These need to
obtained from the diet.
Fish oil supplements
essential fatty acids such as Omega 3’s which can help reduce
On the other hand, foods that cause a spike in insulin levels, such as
sugary foods, or foods with a high gycemic load
To actively reduce inflammation, you should eat foods
that have a low Glycemic load, such as whole grains, vegetables and
lentils, and consume healthy fats such as nuts, seeds, fish, extra
virgin olive oil and fish.
Spices such as turmeric, ginger, and hot
peppers also reduce inflammation.
At the same time, your anti inflammation diet can be helped by reducing
consumption of foods that are pro-inflammatory, such as red meat, egg
yolks and shellfish.
Sugar is a key culprit in inflammation, and
therefore it is essential that you cut back on sugary foods.
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