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Chronic Inflammation: America's Silent Killer

Chronic Inflammation America's Silent Killer What is Chronic Inflammation (CI)? How is it Affecting Americans? Chronic inflammation has been a contributing factor in the following • The body's immediate reaction for healing American health trends: • Frequently goes unnoticed • Chronic inflammation begins when the body has to continuously fight off injurious stimuli The CDC put the prevalence of adult obesity at 66% In 3 decades, there has been a 100% increase in prevalence of hay fever Allergies now rank Causes the body 6th and immune 10% of children are affected by allergic dermatitis system to weaken among chronic human diseases over time as many as in 1960 25 MILLION 8% of the American Americans have asthma population has diabetes 2x as many as in 1990 In 1991, only 9 states had diabetes rates of 7 or 8% By 2001, 43 states Expected to exceed 60 million Arthritis and joint disease affect nearly 20% by 2020 of the population Depression disorders occur in approximately 18.8 MILLION Many of these diseases, associated with CI, were once considered disease of aging American adults What Does it Mean What is the Culprit for Our Health? of CI? Recent studies show Chronic Inflamation is a Cl is usually seen in people with poor diets which consist of leading cause of many diseases in the US Allergies Asthma V processed factory foods Many people sacrifice their long term health by ignoring their sugar and sweeteners Cancer Psoriasis w white flour Eczema transfats symptoms Arthritis (All types) Cardiovascular Disease highly processed vegetable oils processed meats Other factors that increase Cl: Existing Being overweight heart condition Stress Poorly controlled Family history of diabetes heart disease Smoking Long-term Sedentary lifestyle infections Gum disease *most of the above factors also have to do with poor diet How Do We Avoid CI? "Wellness is the absence of inflammation" - Dr. Barry Sears, author of The Anti-Inflammation Zone Supplements that can help control Cl: Burdock Root: may assist in reducing arthritic inflammation aids in the breakdown of calcium deposits in the joints Diet: Foods that help reduce inflammation Turmeric Fish Oil (Omega-3): Essential fatty acids (EFAS) are fats that our body needs but can't produce They help the body produce eicosanoids which affect virtually every system in the body Ginger Shiitake and Reishi mushrooms Wild salmon Mackerel Sardines Glucosamine: the body produces glucosamine to make and repair cartilage taking glucosamine is thought to augment the body's supply Papaya Pineapple Blueberries Blackberries Curcumin: has a long history of use for maintaining a healthy inflammatory response Also appears to provide antioxidant defense Cranberries Presented by Sources: DEVELOPED BY N NOWSOURCING

Chronic Inflammation: America's Silent Killer

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This infographic provides a deeper look at chronic inflammation, otherwise known as America's silent killer.


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