Eat to Beat Inflammation
Ongoing inflammation is problematic because it alters normal body processes and cells which can cause long-term damage and increase your likelihood of developing a chronic condition. Food plays a pivotal role and can help reduce or promote chronic inflammation.
Here are some of the Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods:
🍒Cherries offer pain relief and have a C-reactive protein comparable to ibuprofen.
🐟Salmon has Omega 3 fats DHA and EPA that suppress inflammation.
🌳Broccoli has healthy dose a of phytochemicals that quell inflammatory compounds associated with cancer development.
🍄Shiitake Mushrooms, eating these daily lowers inflammatory markers and improves immune system function.
🍃Extra Virgin Olive Oil delivers the inflammation-suppressing compound olecanthal plus a small amount of omega 3. 🍐Avocado has monounsaturated fats and antioxidants that suppress inflammation.
🍂Turmeric has a powerful compound called Curcumin that eases symptoms in almost ALL inflammation related conditions.
🍅Tomatoes have lycopene that propels them to a nutritional level and reduce and suppress inflammation and lower cancer and cardiovascular risks.
🍃Spinach offers a mix of antioxidants that boost the immune system and suppress inflammation.
🍓Strawberries are loaded with anthocyanins and antioxidants called ellagitannins which sweep up harmful free radicals that promote inflammation.
So be careful of what you consume. Eat smart. Be well.