Here’s The Problem With Refined Grains
Wheat is the key ingredient in the American diet. Unfortunately, after being milled, it is seldom utilized in its whole form with its components intact. The wheat we consume is in the form of bread, pies, cakes, cookies, biscuits, spaghetti, cream of wheat, cereals, and other forms that have been treated, heated, fractioned, and fragmented. […]
Why Is Sugar Bad For Your Health?
Chances are you already know that eating too much sugar isn’t good for you. Yet you’re probably still overdoing it. Sugary drinks, candy, baked goods, and sweetened dairy are the main sources of added sugar. Added sugars can be hard to spot on nutrition labels since they can be listed under a number of names, […]
Metabolic Inflammation: What Is It?
In the quest to understand the causes and early symptoms of diabetes and other chronic diseases, metabolic inflammation often comes up. What is it, and what is its role in the early onset of these diseases? This article delves into the definition of the term, its presentation, and likely effects. What is metabolic syndrome? The […]
This Is How to Manage Inflammation with Right Diet
Redness, hotness, swelling, and pain are the key signs of inflammation. Inflammation is not entirely a bad thing as it alerts us to the presence of an injury or infection. However, inflammation becomes harmful when it is chronic. Chronic inflammation may last for weeks, months, or even years. Recent evidence suggests that the underlying cause […]
The Impact Of Sugar On Mental Health
When enjoying your tasty donut, the last thing on your mind your long-term mental health. However, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that you should be thinking of just that. Most of us know the harm of too much sugar on our physical health. It can cause obesity, wide-spread inflammation, and poor dental health […]
The Culprits Behind Lifestyle Induced Inflammation
Inflammation is not entirely a bad thing. However, when it happens over extended periods it can trigger diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. A number of foods that we eat have been linked to chronic low-grade inflammation. Being aware of them and eliminating them from your diet can help to improve your health and prevent […]
Sugar, Inflammation, and Health
It’s no secret that sugar is bad for you. It spoils your teeth, packs on pounds around your belly, and provides zero nutrition. Unfortunately, these are the least of sugars crimes. The biggest reason why you should stop taking sugar is that it is one of the most pro-inflammatory foods. Current Research suggests that chronic, body-wide inflammation is […]
Metabolic Signals And Innate Immune Activation In Obesity
The interplay between immunity, inflammation, and metabolic changes is a growing field of research. Exciting new evidence is emerging with regard to their role in the regulation of metabolism and the activation of inflammatory pathways during the progression of metabolic disorders such as Type 2 Diabetes and Atherosclerosis. The innate immune system The innate immune system […]
Meat and Inflammaging; Where’s The Link?
What happens when you mix inflammation with aging? You definitely get ‘Inflammaging.’ Inflammaging is chronic, low-grade inflammation that comes with aging. It usually involves several organs and is characterized by a complex balance between inflammatory responses. Inflammaging is responsible for the negative changes experienced by aging. Consequently, inflammation can serve as a pointer for anti-aging […]
What Can You Eat To Improve Your Gut Flora, And Reduce Inflammation?
Your gut microbiome is made up of trillions of bacteria and other microorganisms — both friendly and unfriendly. Maintaining the right balance of bacteria in your gut is believed to improve digestion, reduce inflammation, decrease anxiety, and even improve brain function and mood. A healthy balance of gut bacteria is also said to boost metabolism, eliminate cravings, […]