As the link between persistent inflammation and disease grows stronger, more doctors are prescribing anti-inflammatory foods to combat symptoms associated with multiple sclerosis, arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, diabetes, and allergies. “The more anti-inflammatory foods we consume, the less likely we are to experience certain chronic health problems,” says Sean Garland, a certified personal trainer at Frenchman’s Reserve Country Club. Garland holds a master’s degree in applied clinical nutrition and employs a holistic method with his clients. Here, he offers six healthy swaps that fight damage-causing free radicals and fuel the body.
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