What is Inflammation?
Ever wonder what Pearl & Sassy are talking about when they say the word Inflammation?!! Have no fear today Team Nutrition Genius back tracks and explains inflammation once and for all. Today we will teach you about inflammation, what it is good for and why we need to get rid of MOST of it! We will give you the science (Pearl-style) and break it down to human terms (Sassy-style) to help you reach your inflammation happy medium. Find out what foods we recommend you increase and what foods to kick to the curb. Remember to JUST EAT REAL FOOD 🙂
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What is Inflammation?!
Definition (according to Encyclopaedia Britannica) –> How I Met Your Mother Reference
a response triggered by damage to living tissues. The inflammatory response is a defense mechanism that evolved in higher organisms to protect them from infection and injury. Its purpose is to localize and eliminate the injurious agent and to remove damaged tissue components so that the body can begin to heal. The response consists of changes in blood flow, an increase in permeability of blood vessels, and the migration of fluid, proteins, and white blood cells (leukocytes) from the circulation to the site of tissue damage. An inflammatory response that lasts only a few days is called acute inflammation, while a response of longer duration is referred to as chronic inflammation.
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Listen In to find out WHAT causes Inflammation, WHAT foods PROMOTE inflammation and WHAT foods PREVENT inflammation!
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