Inflammation is a natural immune response to injury or infection. However, chronic inflammation can be harmful to health and has been linked to several diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and arthritis.
Many things can contribute to chronic inflammation, including eating a poor-quality diet, stress, and lack of sleep. One diet that has been shown to reduce inflammation is the carnivore diet.
The carnivore diet is often seen as a very restrictive diet by people eating a standard Western diet because it only includes meat, fish, and animal products. It eliminates all plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, cereals and grains, legumes, nuts, fruit juices, sugar-sweetened food and drinks such as cakes, pastries, cola and other fizzy drinks, alcohol, honey, syrups and artificial sweeteners.
It also eliminates one of the most common inflammatory types of modern foods: Industrial seed oils, such as rapeseed, sunflower, safflower and vegetable oil (a blend of different seed oils).Continue reading “How Does a Carnivore Diet Reduce Inflammation?”