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What foods are good for inflammation?

What foods are good for inflammation?

No relation: Food does not affect systemic inflammation. Except in case of allergy or intolerance, what you eat does not affect inflammation. ...Read more

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What foods/spices can I eat to decrease inflammation?

Diet and exercise: In general it's thought that regular moderate exercise as well as a diet rich in veggies and fruit, with fish, nuts and other healthy fat sources, and that avoids processed foods, can decrease inflammation. And don't forget about adequate sleep and stress management too. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Which types of foods are known to cause inflammation in the body?

Mostly fats: Saturated fats predispose to an inflammatory state, in part, by promoting obesity. Some the lectin may induce mild inflammation in the intestine, such as that caused by kidney beans, but this type of inflammation is not harmful, just caused flatulance and loose bowel movement. Some proteins in meats, such as carnitine, may be altered by bacteria in the gut to pro-inflammatory substances. ...Read more

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Can someone explain "inflammation" in the general sense? Specifically foods now have an inflammation index. What is that?

Inflammation: I've tried. Turns out, i cannot explain this in 400 characters! so i will give you a link. http://nutritiondata.self.com/help/inflammation. ...Read more

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Foods that fight inflammation?

No definite answer: Fruits and vegetables with anti-oxidant activities are considered anti-inflammatory and the darker the color the better (as in berries ). Omega 3 fatty acid present in seafoods especially in fatty fish also has anti-inflammatory activities. Curcumin (in curry) may have anti-cancer activity. These are just some of the few i can think of. ...Read more

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Is there anything food or drinks you shouldn't have when you have a gum inflammation?

Is there anything food or drinks you shouldn't have when you have a gum inflammation?

Gingivitis: Avoiding foods and drinks that can further irritate the gums is a wise choice. Foods that are acidic or sharp, alcohol, and popcorn are some examples. ...Read more

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What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

What foods to avoid if you already have liver inflammation?

Find out the cause: You have to find out the cause. The most common causes relate to alcohol use, medication side effects, obesity, and auto-immune liver diseases. A gastroenterologist or hepatologist are usually the most helpful doctors in figuring these things out. Usually, if you eliminate the cause, the liver inflammation goes away. Left untreated, it can lead to cirrhosis and ultimately cancer. ...Read more

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What healthy foods will help a gum inflammation go?

Diet for gingivitis: The main cause for gum disease is a poor oral hygiene as well as foods that contain lots of sugar and processed foods. More fresh organic fruits and vegetables and fewer processed foods are important for healthy teeth, gums and overall health. However, there is no replacement for a regular dental cleanings and prophylaxis by the dental health professional. ...Read more

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I have food intolerances to lots of fruit and veggies, when I reintroduced them am I getting the nutrients or is inflammation stopping this?

I have food intolerances to lots of fruit and veggies, when I reintroduced them am I getting the nutrients or is inflammation stopping this?

Probably not: Unless you have diarrhea and vomiting from eating the fruits and veggies, I'd doubt the reduced absorption is enough to be measurable. Having said that, why would you force yourself to eat foods you can't tolerate? ...Read more

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What are some good specific foods to eat when u have inflammation in your stomach?

What are some good specific foods to eat when u have inflammation in your stomach?

B.R.A.T: The brat diet is recommended if you have any type of stomach upset, diarrhea, vomiting, etc. Bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast. Plus drink plenty of water. ...Read more