Nature has provided us with many anti-inflammatory foods, which don’t just work with negligible adverse reactions, but are also great tasting and have no negative side effects!
Kelp is packed with fucoidan, a complex anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and anti-oxidative carbohydrates, it also controls liver and lung cancer and promotes collagen synthesis. Kelp is also high in fiber, which helps to induce fullness, slow fat absorption and promote weight loss.
This Asian spice contains a powerful anti-inflammatory compound called curcumin, which is as strong as any chemical drug without the side effects.
Salmon is great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which douses inflammation, prevents heart disease and cancer, and reduces symptoms of autoimmune diseases and psychological disorders.
- Shiitake mushrooms
Shiitake mushrooms are revered for their immune-boosting properties and mild smoky taste.
- Green tea
Green tea is packed with flavonoids, which are a potent natural anti-inflammatory compound that reduces heart disease and cancer, it is also a potent diuretic that promotes weight loss.
Papaya contains a protein-digestive enzyme called papain, along with many nutrients such as vitamins C and E, which help to reduce inflammation and improve digestion.
- Extra virgin olive oil
Known as the secret to longevity, olive oil is rich in polyphenols, which protect the heart and blood vessels from inflammation.
Broccoli is packed with anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer phytonutrients that help the body get rid of potential carcinogenic compounds such as sulforaphane
- Sweet potato
Sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbohydrates, beta-carotene, manganese, vitamin B6 and C and dietary fiber, therefore a powerful antioxidant that heals inflammation in the body.