According to Prevention Magazine, body inflammation is reduced by switching to a diet rich in noninflammatory foods, taking a daily probiotic, eliminating food sensitivities, treating chronic infections, getting more rest and reducing toxin exposure. According to Harvard Medical School, chronic inflammation is a factor in the process that causes cholesterol-clogged arteries, known as atherosclerosis.Continue Reading
According to ABC News, foods that help fight inflammation are baked or boiled fatty fish, whole grain or other high-fiber foods, dark leafy greens that are high in vitamin E such as spinach and broccoli, nuts that are high in alpha-linolenic acid such as walnuts, soy products such as tofu and edamame, low-fat dairy such as yogurt and skim milk, peppers rich in capsaicin such as chili and cayenne, tomatoes, beets, spices such as ginger and turmeric, vegetables that have anti-inflammatory chemicals such as garlic and onions, olive oil, berries and tart cherries.
According to About,com, yoga is a good exercise choice for reducing inflammation because it promotes lower levels of interleukin-6, a marker for body inflammation. Omega-3 supplements are important since these fatty acids help reduce inflammation, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, and it can be difficult to get adequate levels through diet alone.Learn more about Conditions & Diseases