Good food ends with good talk.

A new buzzword – inflammation
You may have noticed an increase in the number of articles you see focused on the negative impact of inflammation on your overall health. Before you start freaking out, remember that sometimes inflammation can be a really good thing and is central to the proper functioning of your immune system. Chronic inflammation, however, usually doesn’t have a positive role to play. More and more, obesity is being considered a chronic state of inflammation. You can control inflammation and what you eat can have an impact as well.
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10 foods that can make inflammation worse
Some foods are anti-inflammatory and others actually contribute to inflammation in the body. To us, it wasn’t shocking to see french fries and donuts on this list – seriously, are they ever going to make an "Eat This" list? But others were a bit surprising – coffee creamer, crackers, and sweetened yogurts are foods you should moderate if you’re trying to understand the impact of inflammation on your body and mind.
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The best anti-inflammatory foods
So, what are good alternatives if you’re watching out for inflammation? No surprises here – all are part of a healthy diet:

  • Eggs
  • Olive oil
  • Garlic and onions
  • Dark chocolate
  • Avocados

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Start your day right
When you’re trying to eat right, breakfast can either make or break your day. If you’re trying to be more aware of the impact of inflammation on your body and mind, it can be even more difficult to find a nutritious breakfast alternative. As we’ve mentioned before, we’re big fans of avocado toast for breakfast and – lo and behold – it’s a good alternative for managing inflammation.
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