Experts List 5 Chronically Inflammatory Foods

1

Processed foods high in refined sugars, unhealthy fats, and additives can promote inflammation in the body.

Processed and Refined Foods

2

Sodas, fruit juices, and sweetened teas contain lots of added sugars, which can cause inflammation if drunk in excess.

Sugary Drinks

3

Fried, margarine, and commercially baked items with trans fats promote inflammation and should be minimized.

Trans Fats

4

Red meat and processed meats like sausages and bacon include saturated fat and sodium, which increase inflammation.

Red and Processed Meats

5

White bread, rice, and processed cereals have a higher glycemic index and might cause inflammation when eaten consistently.

Refined Grains

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