Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses, and you can help combat it through a healthy diet and exercise. A diet rich in fruits, vegetables and healthy fats will help you maintain a healthy body rather than one that is constantly fighting and remaining in an inflamed state.

Here’s a great list of anti-inflammatory foods that you can incorporate into your diet. Remember that variety is best. Don’t be afraid to try new things so you get a variety of nutrients.

FRUITS
Apricots
Berries
Cantaloupe
Grapefruit
Strawberries
Pineapple
Rhubarb
Apples
Tomatoes
Cherries
Avacados
Black Current
Guavas
Kiwi
Kumquats
Papaya
Lemons
Limes
Mulberries
Oranges
Peaches

VEGETABLES
All green leafy Veggies
Broccoli
Onions
Cabbage
Carrots
Bell Peppers
Bok Choy
Brussels Sprouts
Cauliflower
Chard
Fennell Bulb
Green Beans
Kale
Leeks
Turnip Greens
Beets

Nuts
Almonds, Walnuts, Hazelnuts,Cashews
Macadamia, Brazil, Flaxseed, Sunflower seed,Chia seeds

Fats/ oils
Almond oil
Avocado oil
Extra virgin olive oil
Coconut oil
Flaxseed oil
Organic Butter

Proteins
Organic lean white meats- ex. chicken
Wild-caught salmon
Organic eggs
Grass- Fed meat
Duck
Goose
Elk, Bison, Deer
Quail
Pheasant
Tuna, Halibut
Herring
Sardines/Anchovies
Cod, Whitefish, Snapper

CARBS
Quinoa
Rice brown,red, purple
Sweet Potato
Plantains
Steel cut Oats
Potatoes red, white, purple

Herbs and spices
Cinnamon
Garlic
Ginger
Turmeric
Rosemary
Mint
Basil
Curry
Oregano
Cocoa (70% cocoa)

While this is not a complete list, it gives you a great start! Do you have any favorite foods on this list? How do you incorporate them into your diet?

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