chronic inflammation

Dear Doctors: Can the food we eat affect chronic inflammation in the body? In our previous column, we addressed the first half of a two-part question about inflammation – what is it, and can it be affected [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 5, 2018

Eating the right foods can help you avoid chronic inflammation, a process in the body that can lead to health problems such as heart disease, arthritis, asthma and some forms of cancer. What is inflammation? “Inflammation is a part of our immune response,” says Zhaoping Li, MD, [...]

By uclahealth • October 1, 2017