10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Be Eating


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Which foods are nutritious and anti-inflammatory in nature? View this slideshow to find out.

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10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Be Eating

  1. 1. the conscious life presents10 Anti-Inflammatory FoodsYou Should Be Eating
  2. 2. Anti-Inflammatory Food 1: Wakame Rich in iodine, vitamin K and minerals such as magnesium and calcium Contains fucoidan, a sulfated polysaccharide, which has anti- inflammatory properties
  3. 3. Anti-Inflammatory Food 2: Ginger A popular herb used not just incooking, but also as medicine Its active compounds are effective against nausea, motion sickness, gastro- intestinal distress and joint pain
  4. 4. Anti-Inflammatory Food 3: Sardines Omega-3 fats, specifically EPA and DHA, promote Low in the production of contaminants, anti-inflammatory but high in compounds in the omega-3 fatty body acids, vitamin B12 and D, protein and calcium
  5. 5. Anti-Inflammatory Food 4: Shiitake Excellent source of B vitamins, vitamin D (if sun dried), potassium and phosphorus Boosts immunity, reduce blood clots and inflammation, and exhibits anti- tumor effects
  6. 6. Anti-Inflammatory Food 5: Green Tea Regular consumption is linked to lower risk of heart disease and death due to all causes High flavonoids, especially catechins, which act as antioxidants, anti- inflammatory and anti- cancer agents
  7. 7. Anti-Inflammatory Food 6: Pineapple Rich in vitamin C, manganese and a type of enzyme called bromelain Bromelainpossesses anti- inflammatoryproperties whichmay be effective against arthritis
  8. 8. Anti-Inflammatory Food 7: Raspberries Contains high ellagic acid, an antioxidant, which A dense protects cells from supply of free radical attacks antioxidants and vitamin C
  9. 9. Anti-Inflammatory Food 8: Avocado Oil A high smoke point oil that has high mono- unsaturated oleic acid and vitamin E The oil also contains phytosterols and polyhydroxylated fatty alcohols that support a healthy inflammation response
  10. 10. Anti-Inflammatory Food 9: Cauliflower High in carotenoids, vitamin C, vitamin K, fiber and folate A rich source of sulfur-containing compound called sulforaphane that inhibits stomach bacteria, tumor and vascular inflammation
  11. 11. Anti-Inflammatory Food 10: Spinach High in vitamin A, K and C, folic acid, iron and magnesium A powerhouse of phytonutrients that cool inflammation and fight cancer
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