Choose Anti Inflammatory Foods

Choosing Anti Inflammatory Foods—A Simple Way to Greatly Improve Your Life

Inflammation is the body’s acute way of removing harmful invaders such as viruses and bacteria. It may become chronic due to poor diet and lifestyle choices. The immune system becomes overactive as toxins build up. More and more studies have linked inflammation with Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and arthritis. Let’s explore how to choose the right foods that fight inflammation.

Top 5 Foods That Cause Inflammation

  1. Refined oils, especially GMO corn and soybean
  2. Pasteurized dairy
  3. Refined carbohydrates
  4. Conventional meat
  5. Refined Sugars
  6. Trans fats

Top 10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Author: Dr. Weil

  1. Dark, leafy greens such as spinach or kale
  2. Cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage and broccoli
  3. Berries, including blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries
  4. Black beans
  5. Lentils
  6. Whole grains, such as brown rice and quinoa
  7. Wild Alaskan salmon
  8. Edamame
  9. Asian and wild mushrooms
  10. Tea, including green tea

Dr. Weil also names sea buckthorn berry as one of his 4 favorite anti inflammatory food choices. See this article we have published with some great recipes that include sea buckthorn berry.

Cauliflower—A Excellent Anti Inflammatory Food Choice

Cauliflower has an outstanding nutritional profile. It has a wide range of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. These lower oxidative stress and disease causing free radicals. Here is a simple recipe for something as satisfying as mashed potatoes, but much healthier! Remember to choose organic ingredients whenever you can.

Cauliflower Mash Recipe

  • 1 head of organic cauliflower
  • 1/4-1/2 cup of water (depending on the consistency you prefer)
  • A generous knob of organic, grass-fed butter
  • 1 tsp. organic turmeric powder
  • Salt and organic pepper to taste

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With Thanks to Sharee James, ND of Ashima Living for This Great Recipe Video!