Incorporate these foods into your diet: Anti-Inflammatory properties

Incorporate these foods into your diet: Anti-Inflammatory properties

Inflammation is not the body recklessly blowing up to solely annoy you.

Inflammation is the body’s way at attempting to protect itself. Inflammation usually occurs during some sort of healing process, it is part of the body’s immune response.

 

Foods high in sugar and saturated fat can spur inflammation, while others will actually curb inflammation. Introduce these foods to your diet to balance acute and/or chronic inflammation. (Acute inflammation= bronchitis, sore throat, ingrown nails, hairs etc.) (Chronic inflammation= asthma, tuberculosis, arthritis, crohns etc.)

 

BEETS

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FATTY FISH (Anything with OMEGA-3 has been shown to reduce inflammation, so for anyone who does not like fish…go for OMEGA-3 Capsules)

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WHOLE GRAINS (make sure they are actually whole grains… not just marked and labelled as “whole grain”)

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…You will often see companies labelling their food as “Whole grain”….

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these cereals loaded with sugar claim their product as “whole-grain” however would not be your most nutritious choice. Look at the content and how these “grains” were stripped.

 

BELL PEPPERS (High antioxidant vitamins, lower levels of startch)

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GINGER AND TURMERIC ( anti-inflammatory properties)

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OLIVE OIL (The compound oleocanthal, which gives olive oil its taste, has been shown to have a similar effect as NSAID painkillers in the body)

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Include more of these in your diet, always being mindful of portion control. With the anti-inflammatory properties and other great nutritional content, your body will reap many benefits and coast areas affected by inflammation. 


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