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Popular Dinner Foods That Increase Inflammation, Say Dietitians

Eat This, Not That! Logo By Clara Olshansky of Eat This, Not That! | Slide 1 of 6: Inflammation plays a vital role in your body's healing process, as it helps you recover from small wounds and infections. But when your body remains inflamed over long periods of time, it can produce the opposite effect. In fact, chronic inflammation has been linked with a whole host of dangerous health consequences.Your food choices can make an impact here. Depending on the dishes you choose, your dinners could be helping to reduce your inflammation–or they could be making matters much worse."There is a link between dietary choices, especially…the way you eat day in and day out, and chronic inflammation in the body," Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, author of Anti-Inflammatory Diet Meal Prep and How to Eat to Beat Disease Cookbook, told Eat This, Not That! in an interview. "The foods you eat on a regular basis play an important role in either calming chronic inflammation or worsening it."RELATED: Experts Say These Healthy Foods Can Help Fight Inflammation In Your BodyFighting inflammation can be key to maintaining your overall health in the long run. After all, many of the health risks associated with chronic inflammation are among the deadliest diseases."Chronic diseases are the number one killer of Americans and people in other industrialized countries," says Janis Jibrin, MS, RD, health writer and adjunct instructor at Georgetown University. "Most of these diseases, like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and many types of cancer, are triggered by chronic inflammation."Read on to learn about five popular dinner foods that could be leaving you at risk for chronic information, according to experts. Then, for advice on which foods produce an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, be sure to check out these dietitian-recommended Popular Foods That Reduce Inflammation.Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

Popular Dinner Foods That Increase Inflammation, Say Dietitians

Inflammation plays a vital role in your body's healing process, as it helps you recover from small wounds and infections. But when your body remains inflamed over long periods of time, it can produce the opposite effect. In fact, chronic inflammation has been linked with a whole host of dangerous health consequences.

Your food choices can make an impact here. Depending on the dishes you choose, your dinners could be helping to reduce your inflammation–or they could be making matters much worse.

"There is a link between dietary choices, especially…the way you eat day in and day out, and chronic inflammation in the body," Ginger Hultin, MS, RDN, author of Anti-Inflammatory Diet Meal Prep and How to Eat to Beat Disease Cookbook, told Eat This, Not That! in an interview. "The foods you eat on a regular basis play an important role in either calming chronic inflammation or worsening it."

RELATED: Experts Say These Healthy Foods Can Help Fight Inflammation In Your Body

Fighting inflammation can be key to maintaining your overall health in the long run. After all, many of the health risks associated with chronic inflammation are among the deadliest diseases.

"Chronic diseases are the number one killer of Americans and people in other industrialized countries," says Janis Jibrin, MS, RD, health writer and adjunct instructor at Georgetown University. "Most of these diseases, like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and many types of cancer, are triggered by chronic inflammation."

Read on to learn about five popular dinner foods that could be leaving you at risk for chronic information, according to experts. Then, for advice on which foods produce an anti-inflammatory effect on the body, be sure to check out these dietitian-recommended Popular Foods That Reduce Inflammation.

Read the original article on Eat This, Not That!

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