What is inflammation?
Any time your body recognizes a foreign invader such as a pollen, microbe or chemical, it triggers inflammation. It's our bodies natural response system to help localize an issue and hold it at bay. Many times however, even after the symptom or problem is gone, the inflammation lingers. This can actually be counteractive to good health. Many diseases have been linked to high levels of chronic inflammation such as heart disease, arthritis, depression, Alzheimers and also cancer.
Everyone wants to heal quicker. We try all kinds of ingredients and remedies to get back on track faster, but did you know that your diet plays a key role in cutting down inflammation? A proper intake of the right foods in addition to a regimen of Inflamade, can help keep the doctor away!
By reducing inflammation, your body will be able to heal itself faster- putting you in prime position to function at 100% and accomplish your goals. So let's get right into the thick and juicy of it (without the cheeseburger + fries combo.)
Foods to help fight inflammation:
Bell Peppers & Chili peppers
Truffles, Portebello & Shiiitake Mushrooms
Nuts (flax seeds, walnuts, almonds, pecans)
Dark Chocolate & Cocoa
Turmeric - has been known to fight inflammation, back, and chronic joint pain while at the same time helping your skin! You can read more about Turmeric and its benefits here!
That may seem like a long list but the good thing is that there are lots of options to combine to keep you as healthy as possible! Take a look at this EatingWell article with some great recipes for an easy to follow guide to staying on track, while eating delicious!
At the same time, there are some foods you want to avoid if you are battling inflammation related issues.
White Bread & Pastries
French Fries / Fried Food
Soda and high sugar beverages
Red Meat- Burgers, Steaks, Sausage, Hot Dogs
Don't forget to have some steady exercise to get your heart rate up daily.
This, in conjunction with the diet and a daily dose of CBD can potentially help you keep inflammation levels at bay and on the road to recovery!
Sources: Harvard Health, Healthline