Inflammation in the body can be a good thing, as it signals the natural immune response to trauma or injury. However, if inflammation of biological tissue persists, the result can be damaging.
Many things cause inflammation, such as excess toxins and improper exercise. A poor diet is a contributing factor as well. Making proper food choices can limit your risk for inflammation and help you achieve optimal wellness and avoid chronic disease conditions.
To limit inflammation in the body, eat a diet enriched with fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and high-quality protein.
Consuming a diet with the proper balance of nutrients supplemented with the following is recommended to the average healthy adult looking to maintain optimal wellness:
• Omega-3 fish oil
• Vitamin D
• Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)
• Alpha-lipoic acid