Top Foods to Fight Inflammation

Inflammation is the body's response to harmful substances or processes. It occurs as the result of injury, infection, or other similar problems. It is a normal process of the body. However, too much inflammation can be harmful, setting the stage for diseases like heart disease, type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and cancer. Certain foods are shown to help fight inflammation, as this presentation explains.

Top Foods to Fight Inflammation
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Mind Your Omegas

Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods such as salmon, herring, mackerel, sardines, trout, flaxseed, and walnuts, are powerful weapons in the fight against inflammation. Moderation is key, however, since many foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are also high in calories.

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