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What vitamin is good for inflammation?

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Research indicates that vitamins A, B6, C, D, E and K may be effective in fighting various inflammation throughout the body, according to WebMD. While the extent of their benefit is inconclusive, incorporating them into the diet results in better overall health, at the very least.

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Vitamin A helps to reduce inflammation in the lungs, intestines and skin. Both vitamin B6 and vitamin C are associated with reduced inflammation in the circulatory system; B6 may also be effective in treating inflammation caused by arthritis. Vitamin D may be beneficial in battling inflammation in rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes and a number of age-related conditions. Vitamin E primarily reduces inflammation in the respiratory and circulatory systems. Vitamin K is effective at battling inflammation throughout the body, cites WebMD.

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