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Inflammation is one of the body’s natural ways of protecting itself. It involves many chemical reactions that help to fight off infections, increase blood flow to places that need healing, and generate pain as a signal that something is wrong with the body. Unfortunately, as with any process in the body, it is possible to have too much of a good thing.
An anti-inflammatory diet should include these foods: tomatoes. olive oil. green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, and collards. nuts like almonds and walnuts. fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, tuna, and sardines. fruits such as strawberries, blueberries, cherries, and oranges.
Foods that contribute to inflammation include; Saturated fats, Trans fats, Sugar, Processed foods, Refined grains!
Especially with no or low fiber or Vitamin B, it’s hard to fight.
How to Know If You Have Too Much Inflammation
Anyone can benefit from eating and living in an anti-inflammatory way, but you can work with your doctor to understand if you have too much inflammation.
How to Prevent or Reduce Unnecessary Inflammation
Below chart weekly chart would help ensuring you and your family can maintain balance and avoid inflammation while also increasing intake of healthy and nutritious food in your daily routine. Some foods like Fruits, Vegetables, Fish for the Omega 3’s, Seeds, Nuts, Herbs and Spices, Beans, help heal and fight inflammation.