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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