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10 Top Foods That Prevent Inflammation in Your Body

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Did you know that CocoBiotic can have anti-inflammatory effects on your body? On top of that, it can also supercharge your immune system, reduce sugar cravings, and increase energy.

If you have heart disease, high blood pressure, bacterial or viral infections, osteoporosis, arthritis, acid reflux, candidiasis, or acne, then you could also have chronic, low-grade inflammation. In fact, if you have any number of other diseases, it is likely you have inflammation. And if you want to get or remain healthy, you definitely want to reduce the damaging effects of it!

Diet is a key part of your inflammation-fighting plan, and some foods have amazing anti-inflammatory properties.

What Is Inflammation?

Inflammation has a positive and negative affect in your body. Inflammation has a positive side because it helps your body respond to stress. But chronic, low-grade inflammation is thought to be one of the leading causes of disease, premature aging, and illness.

When you get a cold, your body responds with inflammation in the form of a fever that helps you heal. The inflammation does its job, gets rid of the virus, and disappears. But if your immunity is compromised and your body is constantly stressed, you might experience chronic low-grade inflammation that leaves you more susceptible to illness and disease.

Foods That Fight Inflammation the Natural Way

You can help your body fight inflammation by reducing stress, eliminating sugar and processed foods, and getting enough sunshine. Diet is a key part of your inflammation-fighting plan, and some foods have amazing anti-inflammatory properties.

Here are 10 excellent inflammation-fighting foods and ways to incorporate them into your lifestyle:1

  1. Fermented foods and liquids like Dong QuaiInnergyBioticPassion Fruit Biotic, and CocoBiotic should be at the top of your list of inflammation-fighting foods. They are anti-inflammation superstars for many reasons. One example is that they build immunity and help control infections that are often an underlying cause of inflammation.
  2. Broccoli has tons of vitamin C and plenty of calcium. It also fights eye inflammation. Make sure you lightly steam your broccoli to digest it well.
  3. Hemp oil (and all other oils with omega-3 fatty acids) reduce inflammation. Most Americans consume too many omega-6 fatty acids, so it's important to incorporate more omega-3 fatty acids. Hemp oil also has gamma-linoleic acid (GLA) to further fight inflammation. Remember to look for unrefined organic oils.
  4. Wild-caught salmon is another way to get beneficial omega-3 fatty acids. You can also try other fatty fish like cod and sardines.
  5. Tart cherries can reduce inflammation ten times better than aspirin! Once your inner ecosystem is well underway you are in stage 2 of Body Ecology. Tart cherries help reduce your risk for heart disease. They are certainly more delicious than the popular over-the-counter pill you are likely familiar with.
  6. Soaked walnuts make a delicious and inflammation-fighting snack when you are ready for stage 2 of Body Ecology because of vitamin E and more heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Soak your walnuts and other nuts before you eat them to remove the enzyme inhibitor. This makes them easier to digest.
  7. Onions and garlic. Onions not only provide a sweet taste to your savory meals, but also they have lots of quercetin, a potent antioxidant that can help your body fight inflammation. Try onions with your grain dishes, or prepare with eggs and greens. Garlic has long been a folk remedy for colds and illness, and its anti-inflammatory properties are amazing! Garlic contains sulfur compounds that stimulate your immune system to fight disease.
  8. Pineapple is a tart fruit that you can begin to eat in stage 2 of the Body Ecology Diet. It has bromelain, an antioxidant that boosts your immunity naturally.
  9. Spinach has plenty of carotenoids, one kind of inflammation-reducing antioxidant and it also contains vitamin E.  Make sure to steam your spinach for ultimate digestion.
  10. Spices: Ginger and turmeric. Turmeric is a spice used extensively in other cultures, and for good reason. It contains curcumin, a substance that actively reduces inflammation. Try sprinkling turmeric onto cooked squash or quinoa for a different flavor. Ginger works in a way similar to turmeric to lower inflammation and in some studies has been shown to reduce pain associated with arthritis.

While processed foods may seem like the easier choice at first, they deplete your health over the long haul. Developing a healthy eating plan can sometimes seem difficult but like anything that is new, it becomes second nature over time. And the payoff is well worth it: With a proper diet, you can take a proactive stance against inflammation, aging, and disease by incorporating these superfoods into your life.

What To Remember Most About This Article:

Heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, arthritis, acid reflux, bacterial or viral infections, candidiasis, and acne could all be signs of chronic, low-grade inflammation in the body. Chronic, low-grade inflammation is considered a leading cause of premature aging and disease.

Foods that naturally fight inflammation can reduce this damaging and disease-promoting inflammatory cascade to bring your body back into balance:

  1. Fermented foods and liquids. Probiotic drinks like Dong QuaiInnergyBioticPassion Fruit Biotic, and CocoBiotic can help to build immunity and control infections that may be an underlying cause of inflammation.
  2. Broccoli. High in vitamin C and calcium, broccoli is also known to fight inflammation of the eye.
  3. Hemp oil. Oils rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce inflammation; hemp oil is also a good source of anti-inflammatory gamma-linoleic acid (GLA).
  4. Wild-caught salmon. Salmon is another prime source of beneficial omega-3s, and we recommend eating other fatty fish like cod and sardines too.
  5. Tart cherries. Once you’ve built your inner ecosystem to reach stage 2 of the Body Ecology Diet, tart cherries can be a powerful and delicious anti-inflammatory food, reducing inflammation ten times better than aspirin.
  6. Soaked walnuts. Soaked walnuts are another tasty anti-inflammatory snack on stage 2 of the Body Ecology Diet, high in vitamin E and heart-healthy omega-3s. Walnuts are best soaked before eating to make them easier to digest.
  7. Onions and garlic. Onions are naturally high in the potent antioxidant quercetin, known to help the body fight inflammation. Garlic, as an anti-inflammatory, contains sulfur compounds that stimulate the immune system to fight disease.
  8. Pineapple. This tart fruit is welcome on stage 2 of the Body Ecology Diet as well, containing the antioxidant bromelain as a natural booster of immunity.
  9. Spinach. High in inflammation-reducing antioxidants called carotenoids, spinach is also an excellent source of vitamin E.
  10. Ginger and turmeric. Turmeric contains curcumin, an ancient spice compound with countless anti-inflammatory benefits; similar to turmeric, ginger can also reduce levels of inflammation in the body and may ease pain related to arthritis.

REFERENCES:

  1. Dominick, Heather,"4 Foods PROVEN to Fight Inflammation," http://ezinearticles.com/?4-Foods-PROVEN-to-Fight-Inflammation&id=139191
  2. Underwood, Anne, "Anti-Inflammatories: The New Superfoods," Health.com.
    http://www.health.com/health/article/0,23414,1076460,00.html
  3. Ginger, University of Maryland Medical Center, UMM.edu. http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/ginger-000246.htm
  4. Turner, Lisa, "10 Foods to Fight Inflammation," BetterNutrition.com. http://www.betternutrition.com/document/624

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  • Marcela Sanders Jun 15 at 11:29 am

    Hello,
    I am Lic. Massage Therapist educated in USA. I have noticed, that some clients suffer from inflammation from fascia from foot ball they do receiving injected cortisol therapy. This is very painful and often ineffective therapy. What truly help, is Acid A Cal. It is treatment for inflamed joints and bones. It is in capsule 4 times a day. You need to drink a lot water with it. This treatment definitively works, I had it and so far never came back. You can always order again. Oh, this treatment is available only on Internet. It is a US product. ( It is must to finish the treatment to not let coming back. It is 100 percent natural.
    Kind Regards,
    Marcela Sanders

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  • Marsha Sands Jun 14 at 6:43 am

    You have lots going on. I'm on a smoothie diet and many cups of water each day. it is largely raw and vegan. Here is what after almost three months of this has dropped away: back pain (8-9 on the scale), acid reflux, 3 yr chronic cough and horrible leg swelling. I am off pain pills and muscle relaxants and feel great, plus have lots of energy. The transition is tough food wise, but I was determined. It takes self-disclipline, but you can do it. have a strong blender, l like vita-mix. Your health is worth it. Drop off sugar, fast food, preserved food, alcohol.

    Look up anti-inflammatory foods and eat them, raw, if you can.

    8-10 glasses of water each day. you will pee alot.

    Here is a smoothie receipe:
    two cuke cumbers, two carrots, one lime, with pith and seeds, spinach leaves, about one cup fresh, 1/2 apple, two dried figs (health food store), one inch slice of peeled fresh ginger (Kroger, if you have one, or health food store), toe tablespoons dried gogii berries (health food store), three dropperfuls of horsetail tincture (health food store) , two plums ( (or kiwi or pears if plums are off season),, one inch slice of fresh turmeric, peeled, 2.5 cups of good water (not city).. Blend the lot and drink on one day. Every day for tow months and note the difference.. Then continue for months. And more. All this is anti-inflammatory.

    Look for more smoothie receipes online. Try the Green smoothie Diet.

    Get your gut in order:t ake a probiotic once a day or more (health food, not grocery), eat fermented foods like kimchi, pickles (Bubbies, if you can get them) and keifer (goat, if you can get it), from health food) THis is a detox and anti-inflammatory diet. Expect to feel like crop on some days, as the toxins are released. Drink more water to pee them out.

    hard advice, but I did it and healed myself and so can you. FOOD IS MEDICINE!!!! do the whole thing, not just eat more ginger, for example.

    Good luck and you CAN do this!!!

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  • thank you and were do I get tart cherries?

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    • Kathy Schnell May 21 at 2:11 pm

      There is Tart Cherry Juice that you are able to get at the grocery stores or any Natural Food Store. If you would prefer to shop online, Amazon has it ready to ship. There is also a capsule of 1,000 mg if you would have problems with the juice. It is very tart. But it does not taste bad just kinda bitter. https://www.puritan.com/black-cherry-591/tart-cherry-extract-1000-mg is buy 1 and get 2 free right now. I do not know how long the sale is. That is 180 pills for $20. Tart cherries are 'pie cherries' or sour cherries. You are able t get them dried (like raisins) too. I hope this helps.

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      • Thank you so much Kathy. Very helpful ! You been drinking the juice and it helps?
        I seen black cherry organic juice; but will check for what you mentioned.
        Blessings ~

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  • Great post, I would like to add my two personal favorites:
    Beetroot and chia seeds!

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  • I took a prevastatin for two months and begged the dr to tell me what was going on,a why was I getting worse and not better! I couldn't move and ended up using a cane and had to stop driving! Finally a Pharmasist told me to stop taking the statin med. it was killing me! It has taken me quite awhile but I am so much better. Thank you Jesus.

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  • Yannibenji Oct 5 at 12:53 am

    Every one must understand that it is a varied diet which produces all the building blocks for the body to heal and repair itself. BUT! To do this there must be sufficient stomach acidity to brake down proteins and allow absorption of all amino acids, fats, carbs and minerals in the small intestine!
    Our digestion relies on ALL food passing through the acid bath of the stomach to enable absorption and that stomach acidity decreases with age!
    I now take Digestive Enzymes (with HCL) with my dinner and any protein meal. Also, I take a capsule first thing in the morning on an empty stomach to clean the blood of free floating undigested food particles.
    My criteria for this doing me good is that my sense of smell increases after about half an hour and I have less inflammation and more energy. Also, no more constipation.
    Digestive Enzyme capsules may be your solution to better health. Why not give the a try? Be aware that they may be contradicted until any gastric ulceration is cured.
    Regards to all people suffering.

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  • SEWFURREAL Sep 30 at 4:11 am

    I think the first step to get rid of inflammation is to do a body cleanse.There is so much information out here now and u have to just do your research to find what works for u .Juicing should be incoperated into your daily routine. Base most of your diet on fresh fruits and vegtables and nuts but remember to do the right research for your condition because every body is not the same

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  • I would just add fish oil and green tea to the list ;)

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  • Good article. Some comments give differing information. I suggest people read None of These Diseases, which gives the diet from the Bible that God gave to the Hebrews to avoid diseases. When there is conflicting advice, I refer to this to see what God said was best.
    Also, highly recommend Traumeel ointment for aching joints. We get ours through Amazon.

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  • I have a sway back and intense pain. My fix is the beach or pool . Get a floatation device. Float I suspended in the water for an half an hour. The cold reduces swelling. Floating lengthens and. realigns the spine. Then sit in the sun. For 30 min. This is the most amazing cure. I m without pain. More. limber heating up my joints then cold water. Soooo wonderful. Try it !! .

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