Tag: inflammation

Eat these foods for a healthier gut according to the NY Times.

Eat these foods for a healthier gut according to the NY Times. Science shows us that many of the diseases doctors treat medicinally begin in the gut. If you want to be healthier, you need to have a healthier gut. Food is medicine, and unhealthy foods over time can make us ill resulting in autoimmune diseases, cardiovascular problems, and more. It is more expensive and less effective in treating diseases caused by unhealthy life practices medically, than feeding people better. Unfortunately, many of the ideas people relied on such as the food pyramid have often done more harm than good. Read More »

Foods for a healthy gut.

Foods for a healthy gut. Gut health is the key to better overall health.   Antibiotics, too many sweets, and the wrong type of diet can lead to inflammation and many preventable diseases.  Foods for a healthy gut include fiber, fruits, green vegetables, many of which are not inflammatory causing foods and help your body grow the bacteria necessary for your body to properly process food and absorb nutrients. A gut that is lacking healthy flora, and is high in inflammatory foods will cause inflammation throughout the body which can cause autoimmune diseases and many other systemic problems. Which foods should Read More »

Inflammation and your mental, physical, and long term health; This knowledge will change medical practice forever.

Inflammation and your mental, physical, and long term health; This knowledge will change medical practice forever. Health care providers who perform functional medicine have said for years that inflammation was the cause of most disease, not cholesterol, and autoimmune diseases do not just happen to nice people. Many functional medicine providers, chiropractors, and nutritionists have advocated the idea of the leaky gut and the problems with a faulty barrier in the gut as the place many of these problems begin to occur. Mainstream medicines drug for your ill approach has a poor record when it comes to treating many chronic Read More »

Decreasing systemic inflammation may be the cure for everything according to AARP

Decreasing systemic inflammation may be the cure for everything according to AARP Chronic inflammation in the body may be the basis for disease.  Nutritionists and other complementary health providers have known this for years.  Modern medicine has been slow to adopt these facts until recently.   The typical medical approach of a symptom and a drug has resulted in high healthcare costs, more side effects and poorer health as we age. Inflammation plays a role in everyone’s health, but it also plays a role in many chronic diseases that may be preventable by reducing the level of inflammation in the body. Read More »

How To Manage Inflammation: Prevention and Treatment, a guest post.

How To Manage Inflammation: Prevention and Treatment, a guest post. Inflammation can be a major cause of pain and discomfort and is often linked to chronic diseases. This condition is prevalent within the population and can be caused by a variety of lifestyle factors, as well as autoimmune diseases and other health issues. There are several ways to reduce the risk of inflammation, which also generally help to treat and manage its symptoms. In this article we will look at why inflammation occurs, how you can reduce the risks of suffering from it, and how to best treat the condition. Read More »