Inflammatory Foods Linked To Colorectal Cancer

Health Risks Of Chronic Inflammation


Chronic inflammation seems to affect many aspects of the health of the body. One of the common risks of chronic inflammation is the possibility of developing cardiovascular diseases. The reasoning being cholesterol that is common in inflammatory foods is deposited in the lining of blood vessels and may act as an insult to the cardiovascular system, inflaming blood vessels and causing the growth of fatty plaque, which may cause blockages and blood clots.

Other risks of chronic inflammation include a risk of weight gain and insulin resistance that can result in diabetes, a decreased ability to absorb calcium and vitamin D, which can reduce bone health and cause depression, anger disorders, and even cancer.

Now that you know the risks of chronic inflammation, continue reading to learn what colorectal cancer is.

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