What can you do to reduce unnecessary inflammation in your body? The answer could be found in the food you consume each day. Yes, your favorite foods may actually causing big problems for you.
Dr. Andrew Weil has proposed an anti-inflammatory diet. It’s not really a diet, but more of a “how to eat” guide. He believes this is the way to tame inflammation. Among his recommendations are:
- Minimize your intake of processed foods;
- Make eating lots of fruits and vegetables a daily habit;
- Avoid foods made with wheat flour and sugar, such as bread, chips, and pretzels;
- Eat more whole grains such as brown rice and bulgur wheat;
- Avoid all products made with partially hydrogenated oils;
- Eat more beans and sweet potatoes;
- Make a place for wild Pacific or Alaskan salmon in your weekly meal planning;
- Considering taking an Omega-3 supplement, if eating more fish is a problem for you.
You can find more tips from Dr. Weil at this link. Check it out today!
The Bottom Line: Inflammation is an ongoing process in your body. Your goal is maintain a healthy immune response by reducing unnecessary inflammation caused by the foods you consume each day. Improving your ”Food I.Q.” will contribute to the success of your mission. Take control and tame the beast called inflammation.
How many servings of fruits and vegetables have you eaten today?
It’s your life, live well.