Inflammation: a double-edged sword for immunity.

The fact that inflammation occurs during the immune response is a normal process. Problems usually arise when the intensity is too great or the duration is too long. That would be called excessive inflammation.

If the person affected by covid-19 has a weak immune system to begin with, the immune response will be less efficient in mounting an immune response. For the entire duration of the immune response, the inflammation continues to build up.

If the inflammation goes on for too long, then irreparable damage occurs like the scarring of lungs or death.

Genetic inflammatory processes are in your food.

Those words could be interpreted in quite a few ways. My main point is that the foods you eat dictate the ways in which genes code the proteins responsible for normal function of the body.

Even a fresh fruit will have a minor effect on the transcription of DNA –> RNA through metabolic processes.

The quality of transcription relates to the quality of food.

Because there are so many possibilities of antioxidant consumption, the cellular proteins will vary from person to person. A person with rich, diverse antioxidant status will often have bright, clear eyes, and a bountiful pigmented skin tone.

Chronic inflammation is extremely common right now.

The flipside of healthy normal function would be chronic inflammation.

Chronic inflammation may be something that can’t resolve the source of the problem. If whatever is causing the issue cannot resolve, it may be time to take a serious, unbiased examination of your diet and lifestyle..

Due to the fact that the standard American diet is known to cause unresolved inflammation, the symptoms of coronavirus could be even more severe. This is another reason that low-income and minority populations are suffering more as they have less access to nutrition knowledge and quality nutrition.

How to deal with coronavirus inflammation?

This is not my place to give any medical advice. It would be irresponsible of me to say that I could treat or cure your coronavirus. I am going to offer some approaches that you will have to look into yourself.

  • Food sources: Fresh vegetables, berries, and mushrooms. Wild Alaskan salmon and other low-contamination seafood.
  • Herbs: Many different options so don’t over-do it. Turmeric, ginger, holy basil, chamomile, green tea, garlic and more.
  • Probiotic foods: Fermented raw veggies, grass fed grain-cultured Kefir, and other live food sources.

I don’t want to spend time on a list of foods to avoid because you probably already know to avoid sugar and alcohol if you want to stay healthy.

Food is our environment.

People always say, “you are what you eat.”

So do you want to be a lush, thriving, organic biome of great resilience, or do you want to be a greasy cheeseburger dipped in syrup?

Eating healthy is challenging, but it could literally be the difference between life and death. How much do you care about that? Because I know that somebody in your life really cares about you.

What keeps me going is the focus on the bigger picture and the hope of a better tomorrow.

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  1. I really appreciate your insight here. Inflammation and the cytokine storm most experience with the coronavirus are the biggest wild cards of the pandemic. As you’ve mentioned, wild salmon is a great way to mitigate these — and I’ve been bulk-buying ( since the beginning of this thing! Stay healthy, friend.

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