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How to Fight Inflammation with Food

 

Looking to reduce inflammation naturally in the body? If you're wondering how to prevent inflammation and fight inflammation with food, this list of anti-inflammatory foods is just for you! Fight inflammation with the foods you eat, starting now!

Nowadays, there's a unique eating style out there that'll help you reach any health goal you have in mind. There's the DASH diet to help cut your sodium intake and lower your blood pressure, the Mediterranean lifestyle for overall wellness and weight loss, and vegetarian and vegan diets to reduce your environmental impact. But what about pesky inflammation?

Enter: the anti-inflammatory diet. By eating foods rich in disease-fighting antioxidants, you can combat inflammation without only relying on the pharmacy. In this week's blog post, I'm giving you all the need-to-know info on anti-inflammatory foods, from the best spices and herbs to help kick inflammation to the curb, to the best inflammation-busting drink to start your morning with. 

 

If you started reading this blog post and realized you can't remember a single thing about inflammation from your high school health class, let me give you the Cliff's Notes version. Inflammation is a totally normal immune system response to things like toxins, infections, and injuries that works to help your body heal. But if it goes on for too long—aka chronic inflammation—you could run into major health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, or cancer.

 

Luckily, combating inflammation can be as simple as making a few changes to your diet. Ready to learn how to fight inflammation with food? Read on! By the way, inflammation-fighting foods tend to be the best anti-aging foods out there. So give this anti-inflammatory seasoning mix a try. It's seriously good for your health!

 

Many factors lead to inflammation & what you eat can help. Whole foods like fruits & veggies, nuts & seeds, whole grains and fatty fish are anti-inflammatory. Plan to cut back on certain foods. #antiinflammatorydiet #inflammationfoods #reduceinflammation

 

The Power of Produce

DYK that amping up your fruit and veggie intake could lower your risk of developing heart disease? That's because these nutritious foods play a role in combating chronic inflammation. If you struggle to eat produce on the regular, try a few of the simple tips that I shared with Today's Dietitian. Before you know it, you'll be chowing down as many veggies as Popeye the Sailor! Roast up my lemon garlic asparagus to add something green to tonight's dinner.

 

Many factors lead to inflammation & what you eat can help. Whole foods like fruits & veggies, nuts & seeds, whole grains and fatty fish are anti-inflammatory. Plan to cut back on certain foods. #antiinflammatorydiet #inflammationfoods #reduceinflammation