Chronic Low-Grade Inflammation Damages the Heart

Anti-inflammatory foods protect the heart and foster weight loss, too.

Inflammation is the body’s immune response to help us heal from injuries and infections. But sometimes, a low level of inflammation keeps hanging around, quietly damaging tissues. Chronic low-grade inflammation is thought to kick start atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque on artery walls, a key component of coronary artery disease (CAD). “It seems that the […]

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