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It’s important to remember that inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation.
On one hand, it’s your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or sick. It can help your body defend itself from foreign invaders, and can stimulate healing. Conversely, chronic, sustained inflammation in the body can be harmful. It is linked to an increased risk of diseases like diabetes, heart disease, obesity and many others.
Chronic inflammation is a symptom.
When any part of the body is inflamed, it is either damaged and healing or damaged and deteriorating. It’s not inflammation that is “out of control.”
Inflammation is what brings the disease fighting cells and the extra nutrition needed to heal damage to the site. Without inflammation, we wouldn’t heal.
So what causes harm? It is cell trauma.
Chronic inflammation causes deterioration to your immune system, directing to chronic diseases and other serious health issues including cancer, asthma, autoimmune diseases, allergies, irritable bowel syndrome, arthritis, and osteoporosis to mention a few of the conditions associated with chronic inflammation.
The tips mentioned in this post will hopefully empower you and help you reduce inflammation over time and provide good health and well-being in the most natural and organic way.
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One of the most powerful ways to fight inflammation is to adjust your diet.
• Oily fish, including salmon, mackerel, tuna and sardines, are high in Omega-3 fatty acids.
Omega-3 acids have been shown to help reduce inflammation.
Fresh is best, but can also be taken as a supplement (Omega 3 fish oil).
• Dark greens, such as spinach, kale, broccoli and collard greens are rich in Vitamin E
• Red tomatoes are rich in lycopene, which has been shown to fight inflammation
• Berries, olive oil, almonds, basil, oregano, garlic, cilantro, ginger, rosemary, turmeric, cinnamon and cayenne pepper – include as many of these in your daily diet as you can to combat all the other inflammatory foods we eat.
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