Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Filling your meals with foods known to fight inflammation and cutting out foods known to contribute to it. Ideally, you would eat 7 to 9 servings of fruits and veggies per day, limit your intake of red meat and dairy, choose complex carbohydrates over simple ones, and swear off processed foods. You’ll want to choose foods that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

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What Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

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Inflammation as a body response

Inflammation occurs naturally in the body as part of the body’s immune response: when your body is fighting an infection or injury, it sends inflammatory cells to the rescue. Things change if inflammation lingers without fully going away. This means your body is always in a state of high alert, and it can trigger major health issues, including (heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, cancer).

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There's much confusion about if going gluten-free is a good option or an unfounded fad.

Gluten is a type of protein. It is naturally found in wheat, barley, rye, and triticale. As an additive, it can bind food together, which means you can find it in products like salad dressing or vitamins.

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The Mediterranean diet
The heart-healthy Mediterranean diet is a healthy eating plan based on typical foods and recipes of Mediterranean-style cooking.

The diet includes fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains, plus a splash of flavorful olive oil and perhaps a glass of red wine.

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Gut Microbiome
  1. The term “gut microbiome” refers specifically to the microorganisms living in your intestines.
  2. A person has about 300 to 500 different species of bacteria in their digestive tract.
  3. While some microorganisms are harmful to our health, many are incredibly beneficial and even necessary to a healthy body.
  4. Having a wide variety of these good bacteria in your gut can enhance your immune system function, improve symptoms of depression, help combat obesity, and provide numerous other benefits.

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7 Signs of an Unhealthy Gut and 7 Ways to Improve Gut Health

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