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  • From consuming probiotic foods to stimulating the vagus nerve, here are a few tips to reduce inflammation and combat stress.

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Type 1 diabetes patients show signs of inflammation in the digestive tract and change in gut bacteria.(Shutterstock)

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Processed foods contain artificial sweeteners, additives, colouring and added sugars. These are all sources of inflammation. We should reduce processed food intake. (Unsplash)
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Processed foods contain artificial sweeteners, additives, colouring and added sugars. These are all sources of inflammation. We should reduce processed food intake. (Unsplash)

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Whole, nutrient-dense foods contain antioxidants that help in reducing levels of free radicals responsible for causing inflammation. (Unsplash)
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Whole, nutrient-dense foods contain antioxidants that help in reducing levels of free radicals responsible for causing inflammation. (Unsplash)

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We can stimulate the vagus nerve with breathwork, cold exposure and humming – this helps in reducing the production of proinflammatory cytokines. (Unsplash)
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We can stimulate the vagus nerve with breathwork, cold exposure and humming – this helps in reducing the production of proinflammatory cytokines. (Unsplash)

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Food items rich in Omega-3 fatty acids should be included in the diet. Foods such as fatty fish, flaxseeds and walnuts have anti-inflammatory properties. (Shutterstock)
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Food items rich in Omega-3 fatty acids should be included in the diet. Foods such as fatty fish, flaxseeds and walnuts have anti-inflammatory properties. (Shutterstock)

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Consumption of prebiotic and probiotic food items can help the gut to strengthen against inflammation. Regulating blood sugar in the body also helps in combatting inflammation.  
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Published on Jun 12, 2024 05:00 PM IST

Consumption of prebiotic and probiotic food items can help the gut to strengthen against inflammation. Regulating blood sugar in the body also helps in combatting inflammation.