THE 9 WORST EATING HABITS FOR INFLAMMATION

You're eating too much added sugar

dded sugars, particularly those found in processed foods and beverages, have been strongly linked to inflammation, and these sugars can increase levels of inflammatory.

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You aren't consuming enough produce

If you're experiencing excess inflammation, it may be a sign that you need to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet.

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You're not eating enough seafood

Seafood, particularly fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, sardines, and trout, is highly beneficial in an anti-inflammatory diet.

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You're eating too much fast food

A study published in the journal Cell suggests that a diet heavy in fast-food-type choices triggers an inflammatory response and can even cause damage to your immune system.

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You are consuming more processed meat

Processed meats—think bacon, sausage, and lunchmeats—contain advanced glycation end products (AGEs), a component that may cause inflammation in the body.

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You've been using a lot of artificial sweeteners

If you must have some sweetness, try some 100% pure maple syrup from Canada. This syrup contains a unique compound called quebecol that has an anti-inflammatory effect on the body.

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You're still cooking with margarine

If you're still cooking with margarine, you may want to reconsider. Many types of margarine contain trans fats, which are known to cause systemic inflammation.

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You're eating white bread

Regularly eating highly processed carbohydrates like white bread can also lead to a number of unwanted health issues.

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You're eating late at night

Sometimes it's not just about what you're eating, but when. If you're having a lot of late dinners or snacking before bed, you may experience increased inflammation.

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