Will Lowering Inflammation Help Lower Cardiac Risk C

IS INFLAMMATION THE REAL CULPRIT FOR HEART DISEASE?

Researchers are now learning about a direct link between inflammation and heart disease, etc. According to Harvard Health Publishing (the media and publishing division of the Harvard Medical School of Harvard University) “any major diseases that plague us -including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, and Alzheimer’s—have been linked to chronic inflammation”…

So what are things we can do to thwart off inflammation?

A Short List Of Foods You Should Eat More Of:

  • Broccoli
  • Tart Cherry
  • Blueberries
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberries
  • Olive Oil
  • Green Leafy Vegetables
  • Almonds and/or Walnuts
  • Avocados

Consider:

  • Taking A Good Fish Oil (Nordic Naturals has a fantastic reputation for pure Fish Oil)
  • Take A Daily Probiotic
  • Get Active
  • Ask Your Dr. if you can have your C-reactive Protein Level Checked

Consider Eliminating Things Such As:

  • Processed Sugar
  • Red Meat
  • Limit Processed Food Consumption
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Fried Foods
  • Smoking

HARVARD HEALTH PUBLISHING:  This is the article from Harvard Health, along with a nice printable chart to get you started with nutrition choices

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