Inflammation is something we have heard about a lot lately, but what exactly is inflammation and why is it so important? Inflammation is a process in which the body tries to fight off harmful stimuli. It is an attempt at self protection involving immune cells, blood vessels, and molecular mediators. The aim is to eliminate the initial stimulus, remove any dead or damaged cells, and begin the healing process. Inflammation is very complex and can involve any part of the body.
Many times I see patients and talk about changing their lifestyle with LCHF eating, and I will feel like I've done a pretty good job getting them started with handouts, internet links, books, and access to me through Facebook and this website. However, when many people return they will tell me they cut out the carbs, but when I ask about their fat they will admit they still eat low fat...that they are still scared to eat fat. ourbestbites.com Fat was unjustly vilified, starti