“Inflammatory factors predict virtually all bad outcomes in humans … having heart attacks, having heart failure, becoming diabetic … becoming fragile in old age … cognitive function decline, even cancer to a certain extent.”
— Russell Tracy, Professor of Pathology and Biochemistry, University of Vermont College of Medicine
There is a growing consensus among health professionals that inflammation in cells and the body’s arterial system is a major cause of degenerative disease – and directly involved in the ageing process. So lowering the level of inflammation is an important contribution to long term health.
The first priority is to increase the amount of anti-inflammatory foods in your diet. They includes Omega 3 from oily fish plus fruits and vegetables which are good sources of flavonoids and carotenoids. These have important anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties.
The second priority is to reduce the amount of pro-inflammatory foods (and cooking methods) in your diet. See more from the link in the Science side panel.
The third priority is to choose an anti-inflammatory supplement.
A conventional daily A-Z vitamin and mineral tablet will provide a baseline of essential micro-nutrients but will do little to reduce chronic inflammation.
The American Cancer Institute now recommends 9 portions of fruit and vegetables a day! If this is too much for you, a nutritional supplement like NutriShield includes not just the conventional vitamins and minerals, but also potent anti-inflammatory compounds such as Omega 3 fish oil, curcumin, green tea and grape seed flavonoids.
A free e-book called Inflamm-ageing on the danger of chronic inflammation for your long-term health, and how to defend against it, can be downloaded here.
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