01.14.2021

Dietitian shares the foods to eat to beat inflammation

Dietitian shares the foods to eat to beat inflammation Getty Images

The past year of the coronavirus pandemic has taught us that health is more important than ever, and that how we take care of our bodies goes beyond just weight loss and superficial reasons.

Eating well not only helps with sleep, stress and energy, but it can also help to reduce chronic inflammation in the body, according to Andy Mathis, a registered dietitian and the founder of Beautiful Eats and Things, a website devoted to healthy eating.

Inflammation is the body's way of protecting itself from illness, infection and injury, but too much, or long-term, inflammation can lead to diseases like diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

Mathis recommended five foods to add to your diet to help reduce inflammation in the body.

Read the full story at Good Morning America | Wellness.