Is part of our bodies complex biological response of tissues to harmful stimuli, such as damaged cells, or irritants like food/chemicals.
classical signs of acute inflammation are pain, heat, redness,
swelling, and loss of function. Inflammation is a protective attempt by
our bodies to remove the harm and to initiate the healing process.
Chronic inflammation can lead to a lot of complications, including:
- Hay Fever
- Heart complications
- Skin issues
- Weight gain
- Digestive issues
sensitivities, intolerance and allergies are a huge part of the American
struggle with inflammation. Eating a low-inflammatory diet will help
the above complications of chronic inflammation.
- Olive oil
- Omega 3 and flax seed
- Pumpkin seeds
- Fruits – especially berries
- Spices – Garlic, ginger and cinnamon
- Fresh foods in general
If you feel you might be suffering from inflammation, here are some foods to avoid:
- Junk foods
- Processed foods
- Trans fats
Weight loss has also been shown to reduce inflammation. The above recommendations will aide in weight loss.
If you are looking for more weight loss tips:
Check out our previous posts on the OSR Blog Fitness page
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