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Which foods are causing inflammation in your body?

If you live in the modern world, it’s very likely that you’ll have inflammation in your body. It comes from all around, as you learned in our last email: from the air we breathe, the most common foods, stress…

One of the #1 ways to keep it under control is through your diet. Here are some of the foods you’ll want to avoid in order to prevent chronic inflammation from building up in your body:

  • Sugary drinks

  • Trans fats from fried foods

  • White processed breads

  • Gluten in general

  • Soybean oil and vegetable oil

  • Processed snack foods, such as chips and crackers

  • Dessert foods, such as candy, ice cream, and cookies

  • Excess alcohol

  • Too many carbohydrates

Ready to cool inflammation off in a big way?

These foods can help:

  • Dark leafy greens, including kale and spinach

  • Blueberries, blackberries, and cherries

  • Nutritionally-dense vegetables, such as broccoli and cauliflower

  • Green tea

  • Avocado and coconut

  • Red wine in moderation

  • Olives Extra virgin olive oil

  • Walnuts, pine nuts, and almonds

  • Coldwater fish, such as salmon and sardines

  • Dark chocolate

  • Spices and herbs like: Turmeric Black pepper Chilis Cloves Rosemary Ginger Cinnamon

Can you include some of these foods in your diet this week?

If so, which ones? Make a note so you can add them to your shopping list or menu.

Don’t forget to keep your food journal going, whether through your app or via the journal you’ve printed out. If you’d forgotten about it, don’t worry, just begin again =)

With gratitude for being on this path with you

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