The Key Behind the load Gain-Inflammation Connection


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Losing weight allows the fat cells to shrink back to a more normal size and turns off the signals that trigger chronic inflammation. A study from the UK published in 2008 shows that chronic inflammation is linked to weight gain. Researchers followed people over nine years and monitored things like their weight gain and blood levels of C-reactive protein (CRP), a chemical that shows up when the immune system is activated.

Most of us associate inflammation with injury and recovery, however, the body can contain levels of constant chronic inflammation that puts us at risk for certain illnesses, and contributes to weight gain. When you eat too much processed food and sugar, the chemical signals that are released from fat cells promote inflammation. Poor habits like unhealthy eating and lack of exercise are big factors when it comes to weight gain, but they are also major causes of increased chronic inflammation; chronic inflammation being the “bad” kind of inflammation.

Not only do these habits cause inflammation, but they also result in producing more fat cells in the body. The Secret Behind the Weight Gain-Inflammation Connection When we think about inflammation, we often think of it as helping us heal from an obvious injury (like a wound) or fighting harmful bacteria. This is good inflammation working in our favor to keep us healthy.

But on the flip side, when the immune system is too active, it can make us sick. Inflammation and Weight Gain Many of you, due to inflammation, have pain. Fibromyalgia, RA, and Lupus are all inflammatory diseases.

The cell receptors become boggled down and the chemical reactions that clear out the toxins become the problem, making our blood highly acidic and not fluid enough to be efficiently pumped by the heart. Inflammatory foods are found to increase the body’s acid production, which leads to inflammation. Coffee, soda, potato chips, alcohol, dairy products, and processed meats contribute to the formation of acid and are linked to inflammation and weight gain. You deserve to maintain a healthy weight without powerful saboteurs standing in your way.

How inflammation causes weight gain Inflammation can also affect body weight in numerous ways. When the immune system detects a threat, the body releases substances called cytokines, which activate the body’s immune response. Cytokines are pro-inflammatory, and they also interfere with the body’s insulin response. Your weight and your health are simply your chemical response to the foods you’re eating.

My own practice treating thousands of clients has shown that even healthy foods can cause inflammation, which can pose serious problems not only for weight loss, but for shortand long-term health. Chronic low-grade inflammation can cause obesity. The Hidden Cause of Weight Gain: Inflammation It’s vitally important you find the main source of your inflammation.

It’s more than possible you have multiple causes of inflammation so the best approach to take when identifying your inflammation is to. That creates weight gain and so many chronic health problems. Finding and Fixing Delayed Food Allergies and Sensitivities. Just because you have a food allergy or intolerance doesn’t mean you have to suffer with it.

In fact, there’s a lot you can do to deal with the problem, rebalance your system, and eliminate chronic symptoms.

List of related literature:

Specifically, it speaks to the PPAR family of receptors, telling them to make you lose or gain weight, cool off inflammation, or increase the fire.

“Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss” by Mark Hyman
from Ultrametabolism: The Simple Plan for Automatic Weight Loss
by Mark Hyman
Scribner, 2006

Food sensitivities: a hidden cause of weight gain As we previously discussed, food intolerances/sensitivities are a major cause of cellular inflammation.

by W. Jean Dodds, DVM, Diana Laverdure
Dogwise Publishing, 2014

This dietary pattern has a proven ability to lower inflammation.

“The Keystone Approach: Healing Arthritis and Psoriasis by Restoring the Microbiome” by Rebecca Fett
from The Keystone Approach: Healing Arthritis and Psoriasis by Restoring the Microbiome
by Rebecca Fett
Franklin Fox Publishing LLC, 2017

I explained how allergic reactions contribute to inflammation and the growth of fat cells and discussed the vicious cycle in which weight gain increases allergies and allergy increases body weight.

“The Allergy Solution” by Leo Galland, M.D., Jonathan Galland
from The Allergy Solution
by Leo Galland, M.D., Jonathan Galland
Hay House, 2016

We’re talking about the chemical reaction of inflammation that happens within your cells and is an underlying cause of weight gain.

“YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management” by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet Oz
from YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management
by Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet Oz
Scribner, 2010

Excess weight contributes to inflammation because fat cells secrete chemicals, such as interleukin­6 and C­reactive protein, that promote inflammation.

“AARP The Inflammation Syndrome: Your Nutrition Plan for Great Health, Weight Loss, and Pain-Free Living” by Jack Challem
from AARP The Inflammation Syndrome: Your Nutrition Plan for Great Health, Weight Loss, and Pain-Free Living
by Jack Challem
Wiley, 2011

Evidence for a connection between obesity and inflammation has also been found in the context of clinical weight-loss studies.

“Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention” by Debasis Bagchi
from Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention
by Debasis Bagchi
Elsevier Science, 2010

Treatment with corticosteroids also increases body fat and lowers protein, thereby altering the composition of weight gain.

“Krause and Mahan’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process E-Book” by Janice L Raymond, Kelly Morrow
from Krause and Mahan’s Food and the Nutrition Care Process E-Book
by Janice L Raymond, Kelly Morrow
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2020

In the presence of an inflammatory response, weight gain and other clinical benefits are unlikely to be achieved with nutritional support alone (Streat et al., 1987), and the goal of nutritional support is usually to minimise losses while the patient is in this state.

“Manual of Dietetic Practice” by Joan Gandy
from Manual of Dietetic Practice
by Joan Gandy
Wiley, 2019

In my experience, this doesn’t help with reducing inflammation, healing a leaky gut, or losing weight, so I don’t include those foods in this book.

“Made Whole: More Than 145 Anti-lnflammatory Keto-Paleo Recipes to Nourish You from the Inside Out” by Cristina Curp
from Made Whole: More Than 145 Anti-lnflammatory Keto-Paleo Recipes to Nourish You from the Inside Out
by Cristina Curp
Victory Belt Publishing, 2018

Alexia Lewis RD

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  • Doing Veganism because of Moral & Ethical reasons requires either lack of knowledge of nature or Double Think/Confirmation bias i.e. avoiding data that challenges your viewpoint.
    The TL:DR is that is very little difference betweeen animals & plants at the genetic level. Plants are every bit as aware as Animals. Plants feel pain, they suffer, they do better when they are with other plants like them, they communicate. As children we are told a lie, that plants are not sentient & this is one of the lies Veganism is built on.

    Another lie is derived from the Seventh Day Adventists beliefs. They confuse carnivory (eating meat) With Carnality (enjoying sex). Thus eating Meat makes people more like animals and causes them to degenerate and, like animals, unable to go to Heaven

    The reality is that eating plants is not beign. Plants like animals fight to survive against predation. That they are still dangerous long after their death, when they are ripped from the living soil. 

    This is also goes to a deeper assumption/lie that we are taught in schools. One that has it roots in a previous scientific paradigm of the 19th/early 20th Century and formed the basis for the Wallace/Darwin theory of Evolution: Christian Science. We are taught that humans are top of the tree of life, that below us are animals who whilst sentient are not as capable as we are. And below them are plants, who are not sentirnt. It is this fiction that animal, unlike plants, have feelings, that they feel pain, can suffer, feel famial connections, communicate. That some ‘higher’ animals, fish & birds can use tools. Plants, afaik that use tools have not been found as yet, but otherwise plants are the same as animals. Even genetically animals and plants share a lot of DNA, and they repurpose their genetic algorythms/DMA. So in animals the chemical Heamaglobin is built around iron, however if that Iron is replaced with magnesium then in plants it is known as chlorophyl.

    It is this lie that plants are not sentient that stands at the heart of Veganism, the idea that by eating plants we avoid suffering. It is fact an ignoring of life and death. When we eat to survive be it animals or plants, a sentient being dies. We are all part of the cycle of life and death

  • I have alot of inflammation I also eat carbs, sugar all that. I know that I need to lose the weight I get so overwhelmed and don’t have any clue where to start

  • the doctors wont like this but ive just read a book earthing that has scientific proof connecting the body to the earth reduceses inflamation

  • Canola and soy industrial wast oils? No way. Check out “Dr. Chris Knobbe ‘Diseases of Civilization: Are Seed Oil Excesses the Unifying Mechanism?'” on YouTube

  • Whew, I used to eat my stress with an entire family sized bag of Doritos and/or some kind of chocolate. I think through my feelings and journal, get outside for a walk or do some household chores. Way better than eating and feeling horrible!

  • Linoleic acid (omega-6) is the major poly-unsaturated fatty acid found in soy oil.
    The polyunsaturated fats in canola oil include 21% linoleic acid — more commonly known as omega-6 fatty acid — and 11% alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), a type of omega-3 fatty acid.
    Chia seeds and flax seeds are good plant sources of omega-3, with low omega-6. Forget soy and canola. Best to soak chia seeds and to freshly grind flax seeds. Never buy flax already ground. Polyunsaturated oils are unstable and easily oxidized.

  • I know that that leukocytes are made in the bone marrow, but what is the underlaying mechanism or biochemical process that forms these leukocytes in the first place.

  • Regarding meats, pasture-raised grass-fed animals have many times more omega-3 than conventional grain/soy fed animals, as well as other nutrients. Also, how you cook meat makes a huge difference. Grilling and frying create lots of advanced glycation end products (AGEs), which are highly inflammatory. Poaching and braising don’t create much AGEs. When making stews, skip the browning; it is not necessary.

  • Great presentation. I found the first speakers overwhelming use of the word “uh” very distracting. Maybe she was nervous. She shouldn’t be. She’s quite intelligent. I wish more academics were trained on how to teach and speak publicly.

  • crazy way to stop inflamation with 20 scientific publications to prove it

  • This is actually very interesting. This ties into a lot of other stuff that I have been learning about. The talk is at a very technical level, so many who are not already familiar with the concepts will find it a bit confusing, but I am very much enjoying it. Thank you!

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  • I have metatastic cancer, and though I disagree with the recommended oils, as olive oil is my go-to, I liked the rest of this talk, as I need frequent reminders and motivation

  • When it comes to your heart health, nothing could be more critical than knowing you can prevent. This will help you,

  • I have so many people tell me that the fat from bacon and etc will clog my arteries. And they will just not buy in even though I am loosing weight and looking and feeling good.