Inflammation is normally a good immune system response to invading harmful external stimuli.
Chronic inflammation, however, has become a mechanism that works against our bodies in our society.
Indeed, the World Health Organization (WHO) has identified chronic inflammation as the most serious hazard to human health in the twenty-first century.
As our lives get increasingly chaotic and stressful, inflammation takes root in the body over time.
Our diet is one instrument in our fight against chronic inflammation; that is, eating anti-inflammatory foods on a daily basis to alleviate the effects of chronic inflammation on our biological systems.
Inflammation is typically an immediate response to intruders. However, due to our poor eating habits of guzzling down fast food and soda,
sedentary lifestyles with far too much screen time, and little sleep, inflammation becomes chronic.
According to the WHO, the prevalence of chronic diseases in the United States would rise dramatically over the next 30 years.
Let's have a look at eight anti-inflammatory foods that can help us battle the onset of chronic inflammation.