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FOODS THAT HELP DIAL DOWN THE FLAMES Ginger: Used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and colon inflammation (chronic colon inflammation is connected to the development of colon cancer).

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Turmeric: A relative of ginger; turmeric is under research for its effects on arthritis and Alzheimer’s, as well as other inflammatory diseases. One small study showed the curcumin in turmeric to be as effective as Prozac at correcting depressive symptoms.

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Tart (not sweet) cherries: Also known as sour cherries; Oregon Health & Science University has claimed tart cherries to have the highest antiinflammatory content of any food due to their high anthocyanin levels. Fermented foods: Keep your intestinal flora healthy with probiotics and fermented foods like yogurt, and fermented cabbage, eggplant, carrots and soy (natto). AL

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or not, tend to feel much better when they kick the sticky stuff to the curb. “Eating less gluten causes you to eat in a fundamentally different way,” says Levins, “with less processed foods and less refined carbs.” What You Can’t See The thing about inflammation is its invisibility, especially when it’s at work in your visceral tissue, where the sensation is hard to pick up. Scientists are only now just figuring out how inflammation underlies other, more severe conditions — but the link is there. The good news is we have the tools and the intelligence to make better choices that will minimize inflammation’s effects. Use your body. Eat wisely. Breathe. Repeat. ::

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