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Inflammation, diabetes, heart disease, and excess body fat
Diabetes and heart disease are on the rise worldwide. They’re serious chronic (long-term) conditions. They have a few other things in common as well.
For one thing, they’re both considered “lifestyle” diseases. This means that they tend to occur in people with certain lifestyles (i.e. not-so-awesome nutrition and exercise habits, etc.).
They’re also both linked with excess body fat, as well as inflammation.
While there are several links and risk factors, today we’re going to talk specifically about inflammation. Then I’ll give you some tips how to improve your nutrition and lifestyle.
NOTE: None of these are a substitute for professional medical advice. If you have any of these conditions, make sure you’re being monitored regularly by a licensed healthcare professional.
Subsections of the article:
- Types of inflammation – Acute vs. chronic
- What inflammation does
- Chronic inflammation and diabetes
- Chronic inflammation and heart disease
- Inflammation – Excess body fat
- Nutrition and lifestyle upgrades
- Anti-inflammatory diet
- Inflammation – Sugar and starch
- Inflammation – Dietary fat
- Inflammation – Dietary fibre
- Inflammation – Exercise
- Inflammation – Sleep
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