Scientists have compiled a list of foods that reduce inflammation in the body


31/03/2013

Inflammation - a normal response to injury. But if it becomes chronic, it may lead to various diseases. Experts from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (University of Alabama at Birmingham) argue that to overcome the inflammation in the body by using certain products.

"The main purpose of the inflammatory process is instantaneous detection and elimination of toxic material in the damaged tissues, before it has time to spread throughout the body," - explained Lauren Whitt (Lauren Whitt) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. "Inflammation is a danger when the protection system is out of control and starts to destroy healthy tissue, thereby causing irreparable harm to the body."

For example, it was found that the inflammation in the body causing obesity, which leads subsequently to the development of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, according to the data organization National Council on Strength & Fitness. A weight loss and eating certain foods can help reduce inflammation.

"I encourage people to eat more whole foods and avoid foods high in micro" - said Witt.

Experts made the following list of anti-inflammatory foods:

Citrus fruits contain vitamin C and vitamin E, which are vitally important antioxidants;

Leafy vegetables and green vegetables contain large amounts of vitamin K;

Tomatoes contain a natural antioxidant lycopene;

Salmon contains high concentrations of omega-3 fatty acids.

Lauren Whitt said that the need for regular use of these products should not scare off.

"Compliance with these rules in order to minimize power inflammation in the body is not an impossible task," - she added. "The gradual introduction in the diet of the above products - adding leafy vegetables in a salad for lunch or fruit for breakfast will help get used to the proper healthy diet," explained Lauren Whitt.

In addition, Witt recommended to use more natural products from the farm, and, if possible, avoid processed and fried foods. Implementation of these rules will reduce the necessity of taking certain medications.

Original: Medicalxpress.com Translation: M. Potter


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