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Foods that Help to Reduce Inflammation

Did you know that herbs can help with inflammation?

Herbs and spices can be anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. These anti-inflammatory and antioxidant herbs have been used by  Ayurvedic and Chinese medical practitioners for centuries. They are used in preparing food, brewed in the form of tea, taken internally, and used in balms to apply to the body.

Using these herbs and spices on a daily basis it can make a positive effect on your health.

14 Inflammation-Reducing Herbs and Spices

  1. Clove
  2. Turmeric
  3. Ginger
  4. Rosemary
  5. Cinnamon
  6. Cayenne
  7. Sage
  8. Black pepper
  9. Jamaican allspice
  10. Apple pie spice mixture
  11. Oregano
  12. Pumpkin pie spice mixture
  13. Marjoram
  14. Thyme

Consuming certain foods is a natural way to address inflammation

If you could reduce back pain caused by inflammation (or other inflammation that creates discomfort) from eating, would you give it a try?

Certain foods have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.

Consider adding the following to your next grocery list. Eat for your health.

  • Dark-colored greens:  Swiss chard, rainbow swiss chard, spinach, collard greens, and kale
  • Cruciferous vegetables like cabbage, broccoli,  cauliflower, brussels sprouts
  • Shiitake mushrooms
  • Garlic
  • Blueberries
  • Fermented foods and beverages
  • Green Tea
  • The animal-based omega-3 fat such as wild Alaskan salmon, fish or krill oil

Go Organic!

We all have the opportunity to help support our bodies so it can do what it was meant to, heal itself.

It is best to purchase organic herbs, spices, vegetables, and teas when possible.  Consume wild caught salmon instead of farm raised.

What herb or food are you willing to add to your diet today?


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