Anti-Inflammatory Foods

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When we look at the diseases that plague our society – arthritis, heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – we see that long term lifestyle changes are needed. What might not be as obvious is the common denominator tied to all of these and more: Inflammation is at the root of most diseases.

 

By addressing the inflammation with anti-inflammatory foods, not only can the symptoms of these diseases be alleviated, but we may even see them cured.

 

To move toward an anti-inflammatory diet and anti-inflammatory foods, we primarily move away from the abundance of overly processed, unbalanced diets of the West and toward the ancient eating patterns of the Mediterranean. A Mediterranean diet comprises of plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, little to no red meat, certainly no chemicals or meat additives, and an abundance of Omega-3 foods.

 

Here’s a useful list of the top 15 Anti-Inflammatory foods.

 

1. Green Leafy Vegetables

2. Bok Choy

3. Celery

4. Beets

5. Broccoli

6. Blueberries

7. Pineapple

8. Salmon

9. Bone Broth

10. Walnuts

11. Coconut oil

12. Chia seeds

13. Flaxseeds

14. Turmeric

15. Ginger

 

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