Foods to Fight Inflammation
By Jack Challem
Chronic inflammation almost always lurks beneath the surface of diabetes and excess weight. You can't see or feel it, but this type of inflammation increases the risk of coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death among people with diabetes.
Processed sugars and other high-glycemic starches increase inflammation, just as they raise blood sugar, according to research.
Good news, though: Many foods have anti-inflammatory properties. Here are 11 of the best...
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Pork Tenderloin Diane with Wild Rice Spinach, Raisin, Pine Nut, and Garlic Stuffed Pork Tex Mex Black Bean and Corn Salad Roasted Butternut Squash and Pasta Almond Orange Zest Cream Greens with Baked Goat Cheese and Roasted Beets Cajun Grilled Chops Vegetable Creole Salad Top Sirloin with Smoky Pepper Sauce Cinnamon Butter Topping (Dairy)
I had a work dinner last night with some leadership from my office. I always find diabetes etiquette at these things to be kind of tricky. It was a four course meal, with salad, soup, entree' and dessert and coffee. There was also a selection of gluten free and non-gluten free dinner rolls. I felt way too full of questions for waitress... "Could I get my dressing on the side? How much sugar is in it?" A course later...