Inflammation is the body’s mechanism for healing itself. When your body encounters a virus, bacteria, or suffers an injury, it activates your immune system. The topic of inflammation has gained renewed attention through its connection to COVID-19 and long-haul COVID. However, chronic inflammation is a pervasive problem, with an estimated on out of every three individuals around the world dying from inflammation-related diseases.
Through research, we’re learning that some of the best solutions for reducing inflammation are not necessarily found in the medicine cabinet, but in the refrigerator. In this episode of Sports Medicine Weekly, Dr. Cole talks to certified Integrative Health Coach and Lifestyle Practitioner Karen Malkin about inflammation and how to fight it with an anti-inflammatory diet.
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