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Inflammation is an immune response at the cellular or tissue level to either infection of injury unless you have an immune disorder.

Inflammation of the gut or digestive tract is usually due to the immune system acting even without the presence of infection or injury, and is what people are typically referring to when they say a diet "reduced inflammation". Inflammation when there is no injury or infection can indicate the immune system is attacking healthy cells in the body and damaging them. When people say they want to reduce inflammation what they are really hoping to do is reduce the damage of the immune system responding when it shouldn't.

How do they know they even have this inflammation?
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