Do you experience frequent headaches, allergies, rashes or joint pain? Or do you suffer from an autoimmune or inflammatory condition?
An Anti-Inflammatory Diet might be for you.
What is inflammation?
Redness, heat, swelling and pain are common inflammatory responses.
It is important to know that inflammation is a necessary bodily function.
Inflammation is a response triggered by the immune system to help eliminate the threat of invading micro-organisms.
Inflammation is the body’s healing response that works to repair damaged tissue.
When is inflammation a problem?
Inflammation can be an issue when the immune system becomes overactive or causes excessive inflammation.
What is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?
An Anti-Inflammatory Diet isn’t just for people with an autoimmune disorders, inflammatory conditions, or chronic inflammation.
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet can help your body maintain optimum vitality by providing it with the necessary essential fatty acids, fibre, vitamins and minerals it needs to thrive.
Basically, you want to avoid/minimize certain foods that cause inflammation and consume foods that work to fight inflammation.
Foods that can contribute to inflammation:
- Trans Fats
- Processed Saturated Fats
- Processed Foods
- Refined Carbohydrates
Foods that can fight inflammation:
- Antioxidant-Rich Fruits and Vegetables
- Anti-inflammatory Herbs
- Essential Fatty Acids
- Vitamins and Minerals