Inflammation in Weight Loss: How to Know if you are Inflamed?
Inflammation in Weight Loss happens when the immune system has to combat irritants and stressors that enter the body such as:
Bad bacteria in water and food
Allergens like dust mites, pet dander and pollen
Processed foods and inflammatory foods
Lack of sleep
High blood sugar
People living in the cities are more likely to suffer daily triggers that cause inflammation. The body reacts even when we are not aware of it.
Check the list below to know if you are inflamed:
Do you have food allergies?
Do you feel poorly after eating specific food (congestion, sleepy, headache or brain fog)?
Are you exposed to chemicals, heavy metals and pesticides?
Do you have mucus, phlegm or allergies?
Do you have arthritis or painful joints?
Do you have emotional, mental, spiritual, financial or psychological stress?
Do you consume more than four alcohol drinks a week?
Do you have high blood sugar or diabetes?
Are you overweight?
Do you have digestive issues such as leady gut syndrome, constipation, colitis, IBS or diarrhea?
Do you exercise less than two hours a week?
Do you have skin problems like eczema, dermatitis, acne or psoriasis?
Do you perform long bouts of cardio exercise for more than 30 minutes, more than two times a week?
Do you feel lethargic, overweight, unmotivated or sad about health?
If you have 3 or more YES answers to the questions above, there is a high chance that you are inflamed.