WELCOME - This blog looks at how research shows anti inflammatory foods help heal the body. Inflammatory foods can cause or exacerbate chronic illnesses like Allergies, Arthritis, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia, Heart disease, IBS and Immune Disorders. I am NOT AN EXPERT, JUST an interested person. I do not promote or sell any products. Links are for reference ONLY. Please use the SEARCH BOX to look up specific topics.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Healing Foods - Oh, Yum-Yum
INFLAMMATION is the body's first response to injury, infection or excess weight. Often ice or heat are applied to an injured area to relieve pain and swelling. When we EAT inflammatory foods, our fatty tissues are triggered to secrete metabolic hormones to help regulate our immune system's response to the inflammation. By choosing to eat different foods, we can 'cool down' our immune response to aid in healing.
Some of the foods in the anti-inflammatory group include: