There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.
Did you know that diet is the leading cause of chronic disease and disability? If you eat a standard American diet, you could be seriously harming your body. For many people, this is not new information, but knowing what a healthy diet is can still be difficult.
Do you travel to see relatives or friends for the holiday season? Does being around family bring up past stressors/traumas? Do you feel guilty or embarrassed not partaking in holiday traditions that no longer fit with your lifestyle (these may include but are not limited to- eating home cooked dinner rolls, Grandma’s pecan pie, or Aunt Sue’s famous stuffing and possibly drinking alcohol)?