Avoid These 6 Foods To Keep Inflammation At Bay

Avoid These 6 Foods To Keep Inflammation At Bay

In general inflammation is not a bad thing, inflammation is the body’s natural response to infection and injury. It is an important defense mechanism that helps our body to heal by bringing nutrients and immune cells to the affected area.

So inflammation is usually a good thing, however, sometimes our inflammation defense mechanism does not switch off so to speak, and this where it can be very damaging to our well-being. How can you combat chronic inflammation? Well, there a few tings that can help. What i’d like to focus on in this post is the foods to avoid that cause inflammation.

What’s interesting is that many of these foods we know very well, but we just did think that they could be the cause of inflammation and pain through out of bodies… Okay let’s get right to it, her are the 6 foods to avoid to keep inflammation and pain at bay.

Trans Fats

Trans Fats are usually found in processed. Look at labels for hydrogenated or partially hydrogenated oils and leave those packages on the shelf. (Trans fats can induce inflammation by damaging the cells in the lining of blood vessels, according to the Mayo Clinic) 


Too much sugar can alert the body to send out extra immunity messengers, called cytokines, wrote CNN.

White Bread

White breads and pastas break down quickly into sugar, and in turn lead to inflammation.


Animal fats have been linked to inflammation in a number of studies.


Alcohol is naturally irritating to our insides, says Julie Daniluk R.H.N., author of Meals That Heal Inflammation, but shouldn’t cause lasting problems unless you overdo it. With a few too many drinks, however, bacteria can more easily pass through the intestinal lining, leading to irritation and inflammation.

Omega-6 Fatty Acids

The average American gets more omega-6 fatty acids via diet than omega-3s, but this imbalance can lead to inflammation, according to U.S. News.
Granted, there are more foods but these are the top 6 food offenders to avoid to keep inflammation at bay.
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 Robert Trevino
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