Extinguish Inflammation with Anti-Inflammatory Foods

firefighter-484527_1280 A diet high in foods with anti-inflammatory properties is not only one of the best ways to ensure you stay healthy and disease free well into your latter years, it just may hold the secret to radiant beauty and increased fertility.

Inflammation, which plays a major role in disease development and progression, can be triggered by injury, infection, allergies, environmental causes, and poor diet choices. Putting a damper on inflammation can help prevent and treat chronic disease, slow the progression skin aging, and protect our reproductive organs. Our body has many ways to counteract inflammation and we can assist it by providing it with foods high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, phytochemicals, and healthy fats. Include a variety of the foods listed below to improve your health, longevity, beauty, and fertility.

Anti-Inflammatory Foods:

  • Fruit
  • Vegetables
  • Beans, Lentils, Peas
  • Whole Grains
  • Sources of Healthy Fats, like:
    • Nuts and seeds
    • Avocados
    • Olive Oil
  • Cold Water/ Fatty Fish, like:
    • Salmon
    • Sardines
    • Anchovies
  • Herbs and Spices
  • Mushrooms
  • Dark Chocolate