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What is the best way to avoid obesity?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Your best weapon against fat isn't a Tae Bo video or self-serve liposuction vacuum. It's food. Good food. Inflammation-reducing food (inflammation is an overly revved up response of the body's immune-fighting system).

To reduce obesity-causing inflammation, you need to eat foods with nutrients that can have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Antioxidants are often what give a specific food its flavor, smell, and color. Eating more anti-inflammatory foods means eating more flavorful and brightly colored foods. (The foods you eat ought to be tasteful; you can magnify a flavor by doubling up on it with two different food sources. For example, add sun-dried tomato bits to tomato sauce, or eat dried apples with applesauce to bring out the flavor.)
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