Inflammation

What is the strongest anti-inflammatory food?

Two foods I think you can find in almost any culture are garlic and onions (you can get their benefits in supplement form as well). Now, obviously these are not the only options, but these are two I want to highlight because of there ubiquitous use in a cuisines across the globe. Garlic is particularly…

Can swelling trigger cancer?

Inflammatory states like sunburns, Crohn’s disease and smoking can very well contribute the development of cancer. Alcohol use is another substance which results in inflammation of the mouth, throat, and bowel which may lead to cancer. Some people are more likely to respond to these assaults on the body by developing variations in their cells…

Given that swelling is the body’s natural action to help …

Culture often trumps science even when it’s to the detriment of health. Unnecessary and even harmful suppression of certain types of inflammation falls in such a category. The cultural aspect here perhaps started with fever phobia (1). Fever is after all one of the most commonly recognized signs of generalized, widespread inflammation in the body.…

What can be done to lower swelling in the body?

5 Ways To Reduce Inflammation here are 5 effective strategies to combat its insidious effects. Hydration Exposure to toxins is one huge factor in chronic inflammation. These could include pesticides, heavy metals, air pollution, mold, and more. On a daily basis, we are exposed to a list of toxins without even knowing it. Hydrating effectively…

What are the major inflammatory foods?

ANTI-NUTRIENTS: Wheat has several harmful proteins that are anti-nutrients, i.e. resists digestion and or can attack the lining of the gut, which in turn causes Leaky Gut and inflammation. Wheat Germ Agglutinin (WGA) is a a very powerful and toxic lectin. Lectins have an affinity for sugar and can attack any cell membrane with a…