Inflammation happens when something foreign enters your system as it is trying to protect yourself from whatever just entered. Sometimes the inflammation can last several days afterwards and can be quiet irritating. There are some dietary foods to avoid to help reduce inflammation. Processed food has been shown to cause inflammation and other chronic diseases. Some diets like a Mediterranean died help promoted anti-inflammation. Many of the vegetables in this type of diet offer antioxidants that help with inflammation. Fatty fish is also a great food to have in an anti-inflammation diet.
- Avoid red meats, processed meats, and ultra-processed foods with high levels of refined carbohydrates.
- A healthy Mediterranean diet includes foods like tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, greens leafy vegetables, nuts, onions and garlic.
- Fatty fish has anti-inflammatory benefits thanks to EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids.
“Best of all, following an anti-inflammatory diet is easy and versatile, since all kinds of colorful and healthy foods can be integrated.”