It is a fact nearly every modern disease, everything from autoimmune diseases, heart disease, and cancer to obesity, diabetes, and dementia is caused by inflammation. Dr. Mark Hyman says "dietary factors such as excess sugar, refined carbohydrates, saturated fats and trans fats as causes but adds that just eating too many calories can create inflammation" and "that the most common causes of inflammation are our diet and being sedentary" So get up and move every 20 minutes & do something!
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Inflammation in your system sabotages your body's ability to soak up the sugars and burn them for fuel. Take Vitamin C to heal already damaged tissues, eat berries to reduce inflammation. Other foods to reduce inflammation are Green Peppers, Cucumber, Sweet POtatoes, Celery, Zucchini. If you donít address inflammation, you will never succeed at effective and permanent weight loss. Obtain the necessary fats to reduce inflammation with foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Chronic aches & pains are caused by inflammation. Certain foods can reduce inflammation some are cranberry juice, nuts, seeds and oils that have fatty acids, those of us who have diabetes need to take every step we can to minimize the inflammation in our bodies. Wecan manage our diabetes better when we keep inflammation in check.
In diabetes, high blood sugar creates constant inflammation, a condition that if left unchecked can damage blood vessels, the heart, and other vital organs. Up your Omega 3's, avoid preservatives, Sugar as this is the worst culprit. It causes massive inflammation, depresses your immune system & feeds cancer cells. If you do nothing else, avoiding sugar will help you reduce inflammation greatly. Take B-vitamins, B complex, B12 as most dibetics are low in B vitamins
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