What is so bad about inflammatory foods?

Harvard Health Publishing: Harvard Medical School put out an article about inflammation and a list of foods that with inflammation. Inflammation is known to cause mental health problems and disease in the body. Please go directly to the article with the information provided below.

“What does an anti-inflammatory diet do? Your immune system becomes activated when your body recognizes anything that is foreign—such as an invading microbe, plant pollen, or chemical. This often triggers a process called inflammation. Intermittent bouts of inflammation directed at truly threatening invaders protect your health….However, sometimes inflammation persists, day in and day out, even when you are not threatened by a foreign invader. That’s when inflammation can become your enemy. Many major diseases that plague us—including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, depression, and Alzheimer’s—have been linked to chronic inflammation.”


Harvard Health Publishing: Harvard Medical School – Foods that Fight Inflammation www.health.harvard.edu