Inflammation is our body’s response to injuries and it heals the wounds. However, it also plays a role in some chronic diseases such as Arthritis. When you eat unhealthy and don’t move much, it causes inflammation in the body and leads to diseases and that’s anti-inflammatory foods come to aid.
Broccoli: King of green foods
Just like all other green vegetables, broccoli too has an array of vitamins and minerals. Of course, it is an anti-inflammatory food too. You have either cook the broccoli or just chop it down and eat it with a salad. It tasted good both ways.
Apart from being delicious, grapes have great anti-inflammatory properties. They are also packed with different vitamins and minerals that promise you good skin, healthy heart and a reduction in cancer cells. Also, they are high in antioxidants, even more, that green tea.
Turmeric is just golden and I don’t mean by color, I mean by properties. It is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It has anti-cancer effects, it strengthens your immunity, it gives you a good skin, it keeps your brain healthy and the list just goes on and on.
What better that being able to eat chocolate without risking health? You should ditch buying chocolates from the market that are sugar-laden and uses cocoa powder to make your own chocolate that you can eat being guilt-free and satiate your tongue’s and body’s wants.
In India, they are used to make almost every vegetable. However, the way they are eaten isn’t beneficial at all. Being a fruit, it shouldn’t be heated and should be added once the flame is off. So, if you are already eating tomatoes, make sure you are getting its nutritional benefits too.
Bottom-line on foods
If you are already at risk of diseases caused by inflammation, you must add these foods to your diet and the best part is that they are very easy to add in your daily diet. You won’t have to go out of the way to plan a meal around them, they either can be eaten alone or blend in with other food easily.