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Inflammation: The hidden health threat

Acute inflammation is the body's way of fighting infections and coping with injuries, and it plays an important role in keeping us healthy. But there's another kind of inflammation that can make us sick. Chronic, low level inflammation has been linked to many diseases and chronic health conditions, from arthritis and Alzheimer's to heart disease and cancer. 

Fortunately, you can reduce chronic inflammation and your risk for these diseases with healthy lifestyle choices, particularly in the kind of food you eat. In this podcast, I explain what inflammation is, how things like stress, exercise and diet affect it, and what you can to do reduce chronic inflammation.

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Increase your productivity: Take a break

If you’re new to remote work or distance learning, you may feel guilty for taking a break. Relax! Experts advise taking regular breaks, no matter what task you’re working on to avoid burning yourself out. Keeping a balance of activity and rest helps keep you healthy, and believe it or not, more productive.

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