Thanks for tuning in today about Foods to reduce inflammation. Chronic inflammation is considered the “silent killer” and plays a role in a number of diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes and asthma. All foods can either increase or decrease inflammation. Foods that increase inflammation in the body include those high in sugar like soda, processed carbohydrates and candy, as well as foods that contain trans-fats like most baked goods, French fries and packaged foods containing hydrogenated or partially-hydrogenated oils. To reduce inflammation in your body, remove these pro-inflammatory foods from your diet and increase your intake of the following anti-inflammatory foods like foods high in Omega-3 fatty acids, herbs and spices, and vibrantly colored vegetables and fruits.
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