Processed carbohydrates from white flour products, such as bread, crackers, white rice or white potatoes have a high glycemic index and lead to inflammation.
Corn oil is high in omega-6 fatty acids, and this makes it inflammatory. Therefore, you should avoid all oils derived from seeds, such as soybeans and sunflower.
Gluten and wheat
Wheat and gluten cause inflammation in many people, especially people who are intolerant or suffer from a leaky gut, because it can cause toxins and waste to leak into the bloodstream through the gut. This leads to an immune response and inflammation.
Processed sugar leads to the release of cytokines, so stay away from sweets, soft drinks, processed fruit juices, pastries and all kinds of candy.
Continue reading on the next post for 4 more foods you need to avoid if you have arthritis.