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The Easy Afternoon Snack

If you're a cheese lover, no need to cut your cheddar or Gouda habit out completely. But keep in mind that the saturated fat in many cheeses can contribute to inflammation)—and the American Heart Association recommends that foods with saturated fat should account for just 5 to 6 percent of your daily calories. Or, consider switching to Swiss cheese; one study found the probiotics in this variety could decrease inflammation.