There is always a good reason to eat yummy foods. Life’s celebrations – birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, vacations, you name it, we can find a reason to indulge in our favorite, delicious foods that makes us want more and more! Let’s remember when life gets hectic and we have no time to cook, there’s a solution for that, too… restaurants! I’m not talking about the ones on everyone’s corner, no. I’m referring to the ones we have on speed dial – the places that know us by name when we call or walk in. So, how do we break the cycle of consuming what’s bad for us physically but brings us joy emotionally? One way is to embark on a lifestyle of balance by imploring moderation in what, when, and how often we eat.
Did you know that some of your favorite meals can be a direct link to inflammation in the body, which may be why you or your loved one may be experiencing certain illnesses?
Yale Medicine describes inflammation as a defensive response governed primarily by the immune system, dispatching white blood cells to the affected sites, resulting in redness and swelling or symptoms such as fever.
The common reasons for inflammation include autoimmune disorders, where your body attacks healthy tissue, toxic chemicals, or an infection or injury.
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Neuroimmunological Disorders are diseases that impact the immune and nervous symptoms. Some conditions that fall under neuroimmunological disorders include acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, transverse myelitis, neuromyelitis optica, and multiple sclerosis (MS).
Of the four mentioned, let’s look deeper at MS and how it thrives in the body. The National Society of Multiple Sclerosis defines it as “an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body.”
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A deeper look at how MS thrives in bodies
Stanford Medicine says, “Multiple Sclerosis is the most common immune-mediated inflammatory demyelinating disease of the central nervous system.”
To be diagnosed with MS, targeted diagnostic testing must be executed before it can be identified in the body. Once diagnosed, it’s imperative to know that MS can thrive in the body based on the foods we eat.
Some foods that are high in inflammation and keep MS active include