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Harvard Health — Quick-start guide to an anti‑inflammation diet

Published: May, 2020

There are no complicated rules to follow. Just be mindful of general dos and don’ts.

Chronic inflammation — a state of persistent activation of the immune system — is an important part of many diseases, and diet is a big contributor to inflammation. It would make sense, then, to follow what’s becoming known as the “anti-inflammation diet.” Just one problem: “There isn’t ‘one’ diet, although many people love to throw that term around. The diet in general is almost as much about what you don’t eat as what you do eat,” says Eric Rimm, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

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More Benefits of Olive Oil

New Olive Oil Health Powers Revealed

A post on the RealAge website claims that “olive oil might actually help ‘turn off’ genes that could harm your heart.”

“In a study, eating a diet with lots of polyphenol-rich olive oil helped suppress genes related to heart-damaging inflammation and oxidation.”

“… researchers suspect it’s the polyphenols that make olive oil so good for your heart.”

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