"Let Food Be Thy Medicine" -- Why Eat an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?
Several times last year, I wrote articles about anti-inflammatory foods, but I never clearly stated why I believe an anti-inflammatory diet is important for health, general well-being, and especially pain management. Inflammation is often associated with an acute (immediate, short-term) injury or illness. If we get injured the affected area becomes hot, red, swollen, and painful. This is the immune system’s way of funneling resources to an area that needs them. Unfortunate