5 Foods That Cause Inflammation

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It may not sound like it, but in a healthy body inflammation is actually a good thing that protects and heals. However, if chronic inflammation persists in the body it can damage healthy tissue and lead to other serious conditions like obesity, hypertension, cancer and even heart disease.

Not all foods are created equal and studies show that certain foods can make an already bad situation worse. Stop aggravating your body and start lowering your risk of inflammation by cutting back on these five foods.