Written by: Mmabatho Krom
Inflammation is a defense mechanism by the body to protect us from infections from foreign organisms such as bacteria and viruses. However, sometimes the inflammation process can persist for longer than necessary. Which can lead to chronic inflammation. Which is an ongoing destructive process that can cause a number of diseases and conditions. These include everything from acne, allergies, premature aging, strokes, cancer, obesity, weight gain and intestinal issues. Here are some powerful inflammation fighting foods to add to your diet. Not only are these foods tasty, they also have other health benefits too:
- Sweet potatoes
- Fatty fish like salmon, tuna and sardines
- Whole grains like oats, brown rice, rye, wheat and barley
- Olive oil: use olive oil for cooking instead of butter or vegetable oil.