Many modern health conditions stem from chronic inflammation. Inflammation isn’t always bad though – it is actually a defense mechanism which allows the body to temporarily create a localized immune response when we are injured, which allows for healing.
The danger occurs when the body is in a constant state of inflammation, which results in an overactive immune response flooding the body with defense cells that then damage tissues. Unfortunately, our modern diet contains a number of foods which promote inflammation in the body. According to Dr. Josh Axe, the top inflammatory foods are:
Which of the above foods or ingredients do you currently consume regularly?
Which foods from the list above could you swap out for a healthier option?