Body on Fire: How Inflammation Triggers Common Illness and the Tools We Have to Fight It

Body on Fire: How Inflammation Triggers Common Illness and the Tools We Have to Fight It

Written by:
Monica Aggarwal , Jyothi Rao
Narrated by:
Melissa Kay Benson
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Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
June 2021
7 hours 18 minutes
In Body on Fire (a newly updated revision of Finding Balance) Drs. Monica Aggarwal and Jyothi Rao help readers make an honest assessment of their energy, lifestyle, dietary habits, and mental state and provide a series of interventions for reclaiming health. They present in-depth explanations of the dangers of stressors on the body such as sedentary lifestyles, poor diet, and poor sleep habits.

Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or illness, but long-term inflammation can silently turn on us, becoming a danger to our health. This guide explains how chronic inflammation damages cells and can lead to asthma, cancer, diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Fortunately, there are natural solutions to keep chronic inflammation in check.

Our food choices can make a crucial difference. Learn how to design an anti-inflammatory diet based on health-protective plant-based foods with high concentrations of phytochemicals and other essential inflammation-fighting nutrients. Tools are provided to improve sleep habits, increase activity levels, and achieve adequate hydration.Techniques to increase the mind-body connection are discussed, the benefits of intermittent fasting are covered, and the importance of the microbiome and the impact of the gut on overall health is explored. Then enjoy a few delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes that reveal how to incorporate a wide variety of these power-packed foods into everyday dishes.

Each chapter includes recommendations and action steps. This book is a prescription for restorative health and a roadmap to a stronger, healthier, more vital state of being.
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