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Posts from the ‘Inflammation’ Category

21
Aug

The anti-inflammatory pantry

MUST HAVES BENEFITS USES
FATS AND OILS    
Avocado oil Monounsaturated fat; more heat stable than olive oil. Frying, sautéing, roasting, grilling, dressings, marinade
Coconut oil Energy; cholesterol-free Sautéing; butter replacement
Flaxseed oil Omega-3 Dressings, smoothies (no heating); refrigerate
Grape seed oil Does not oxidize at higher temperatures Frying, sautéing, roasting, grilling
Extra virgin olive oil Monounsaturated fat with unique antioxidant polyphenols that have anti-inflammatory properties. Light sautéing, dressings, marinade.

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7
Aug

What does anemia, malabsorption and Allergies have in common ?

ANEMIA

Anemia is a condition in which the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood is reduced, due to reduced numbers of RBC’s or a decreased amount of hemoglobin (iron consisting protein, transports oxygen). The person feels fatigued, is intolerant of cold and the skin appears pale.
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