If you only knew what’s lurking inside the foods you’re eating (you probably wouldn’t eat them). Or at the very least, you’d be equally mindful of what you leave out of your diet as what you put in it.
What to leave in, what to leave out
Many experts now recognize inflammation as a key factor in many human ailments, especially those associated with the metabolic syndrome, which consists of the triad of insulin resistance, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.
One of the biggest culprits we unwittingly consume whenever we eat foods with saturated fats is a fatty acid called “Palmitic Acid”.
While there have been many treatments designed to lessen the harmful effects of inflammation in the body, perhaps the best advice to follow is that of Hippocrates that says: First, do no harm, and avoid or consume in moderation the foods that contribute to inflammation.