In fact, the anti-inflammatory properties of avocados are so strong that they may actually offset less healthy food choices.
It occurs when the immune system sends an increased amount of white blood cells cells that fight off an injury or infection to the affected area.
Subbing out meat for plant-based is great for reducing inflammation because animal protein is one of the top sources of inflammatory saturated fats.
While cutting out certain foods may seem difficult in the beginning, with practice it will become second nature.
The idea behind an anti-inflammatory approach to eating is simple: long term inflammation is associated with chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.
She is on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic Speakers' Bureau for oncology dietitians and speaks all over the country.