Giselle Bundchen, Tom Brady, Penelope Cruz and other celebrities are big fans of anti-inflammatory diets because it helps them stay fit and makes their skin look radiant. The types of food that you eat, all of the refined sugars, grains, and saturated fats can trigger an inflammatory immune response, which is why it’s so important to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet.
Our everyday habits, like eating out all the time, eating fast-food or junk food is what causes inflammation linked to various diseases. The average American is not eating enough fruits and vegetables which are packed with antioxidants that help reduce inflammation.
What does inflammation do to your body?
Arteries–>causes chronic inflammation, which can lead to heart disease
Brain–>inflammation in the brain can lead to anxiety and depression
Joints–> causes swelling and pain
Gut–>inflammation throws off the balance of helpful bacteria and causes damage to the lining of the intestines
Skin–>inflammation causes redness, hives, and breakouts