Pure Plates Blog — inflammation

The Role of Nutrition in Enhancing Longevity

by Allison Tallman on

As we strive for a fulfilling and vibrant life, healthy aging becomes a primary goal. Aging gracefully not only allows us to enjoy our later years, but it also enables us to maintain our independence, well-being, and overall quality of life. Embracing the aging process with vitality and energy is within our reach, and one of the fundamental pillars supporting this goal is nutrition. Read more

Combatting Inflammation with Nutrition: A Guide to Anti-Inflammatory Foods

by Allison Tallman on

Inflammation is a natural response to injury, infection or irritation. It's the body's way of telling you that something isn't right and needs attention. Inflammation occurs when blood vessels become inflamed, allowing white blood cells (and their toxic byproducts!), to enter surrounding tissues. The result is short swelling, pain and redness in the affected area--all signs of short-term inflammation and that that your body is trying to heal itself. Read more

How to manage your blood sugars (and why managing them is a good thing!)

by Allison Tallman on

Managing your blood sugars is important for many reasons. One of the main reasons for the everyday individual is that it gives us the energy that we need each day. On a more serious note, regulating our blood sugar is important to prevent long term health concerns. Today, we’ll talk about what your blood sugars are, the basics behind managing then, and how Pure Plates healthy meal prep options can have a role in optimizing your health and daily blood sugar levels.

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How to reduce inflammation through food

by Allison Tallman on

The buzz word "inflammation" is commonly used these days, but what does inflammation really mean? In this article, we explore what inflammation is and how to reduce it naturally through foods from Pure Plates. Read more