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Inflammation causing health issues can be improved with nutrition and Chiropractic care.

Posted Dec 07 2009 4:35am

Inflammation cause a lot of health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cancer and Alzheimer’s. How to combate this problem can be addressed with changes in diet and nutrition.

Diets that include certain foods will increase inflammation. Fatty meat, chicken skin and farm-raised fish such as tilapia and catfish have more inflammatory compounds than not. Also packaged foods, grains and various oils also increase inflammation. This is because they contain Omega 6 fatty acids.

Omega 3 fatty acids help to decrease inflammation and improve health issues. Increasing your intake of Omega 3 to a ratio of 1:1 to 4:1 omega 6 to omega 3 will make you healthier than the current average ratio of 20-30:1. The excess Omega 6 in proinflammatory.

Omega 3 are found in green leafy vegetables, flax seed, flax seed oil and canola oil as well as in marine sources.

Other anti inflammatory foods are nuts and olive oil. Chiropractic care can also decrease localized inflammation and can help with pain.

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