According to the World Health Organization, chronic disease is ranked as the greatest threat to human health, and it is expected to get worse over the next 30 years in the United States. In 2014, it was estimated that nearly 60% of Americans had at least one chronic condition.
After Cancer articles address topics for those in survivorship. This month, dietitian Mindy Athas shares ways to lower inflammation and improve the immune system through nutrition for general good health.
Inflammation is linked with healing when it’s short term or acute, like with a skin cut, but chronic or long-term inflammation can wreak havoc on your immune system, making you vulnerable to illness and disease.