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4 foods that cause DNA-damaging inflammation in your body

4 foods that cause DNA-damaging inflammation in your body

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Your body uses inflammation to fight off illness and heal injuries, but chronic, long-term inflammation can be dangerous:

Foods that are high in sugar like soda and baked goods can trigger inflammation in two ways:

  1. Sugar stimulates the production of fatty acids

Processed meats are meats that have been modified through curing, salting, smoking, or adding preserving chemicals. 

Some examples of processed meats are:

  • Bacon.
  • Deli meats.
  • Hot dogs.
  • Beef jerky.
  • Chicken nuggets.

Both processed and red ...

Many common cooking oils contain a type of fat called omega-6 fatty acids . Omega-6 fats aren't necessarily bad — your body uses them for energy and normal growth.

But your omega-6 fats need to be in a ca...

Fried foods like chicken nuggets, doughnuts, and french fries are big inflammation culprits for several reasons, including:

  • Fried foods tend to have high levels of omega-6 fatty acids.
  • Fried foods produce compounds in the body called advanced glycation end products, also known ...

There are also many anti-inflammatory foods that can help fight chronic inflammation. These foods are rich in key compounds like antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids that work to reduce your levels of inflammatory proteins.

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