Image of a chalkboard with wording Inflammation and a red stethoscope to the right of it by Katie Petit for the Inflammation and Animal Fats post for The Healthy RD

Assessing Myths of Animal-Based Foods: Effects on Inflammation and Disease

Written by Katie Petit, RDN Inflammation Inflammation is the body’s innate immune response to injury, illness, or infection and is an essential step in the healing process.1 In acute inflammation, there is warm, red and swollen skin surrounding inflamed, injured tissue, and in response, the body deploys cytokines, which include various types of proteins that […]

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