inflammation – diet measures

Anti-inflammatory diet!

The immune system becomes activated when our body recognizes anything that is foreign—such as an invading microbe, plant pollen, or chemical. This often triggers a process called inflammation. Intermittent bouts of inflammation directed at truly threatening invaders protect our health.

However, sometimes inflammation persists, day in and day out, even when we are not threatened by a foreign invader. That’s when inflammation can become your enemy. Many major diseases that plague us—including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, and Alzheimer’s—have been linked to chronic inflammation.

Anti-inflammatory foods

An anti-inflammatory diet should include these foods:

Berries-  Strawberries /  Blueberries /   Raspberries  / Blackberries
Fatty fish – Salmon / Sardines / Herring / Mackerel / Anchovies
Green tea
Peppers  – Bell Peppers/ Chilli Peppers
Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Dark Chocolate and Cocoa
Eating orange coloured fruits/ vegetables
Leafy Greens

Read a detailed explanation of each of their actions here: health line

Mediterranean Diet :
The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional foods that people used to eat in countries like Italy and Greece back in 1960.This article here provides a complete guide on this diet including the meals, shopping lists and the effects. Click here.


Harvard Health Publishing

Health Line

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