You can eat certain that will help keep
inflammation down in your joints and body. Pain and swelling causes
you to not have a normal life style. Certain foods will help with this
problem. You can work on stemming a long term condition and some food
can play a pivotal role. Anti- inflammatory foods can have a powerful
effect on your body's ability to fight off diseases and make you
You should try and work some
of these into your diet. You can also make salads and smoothies from
some of these.
Strawberries: They are loaded with
antioxidants which remove free radicals which cause swelling most
berries are a great source to reduce swelling and contain vitamins.
Spinach: Leafy greens and spinach
contain antioxidants help the immune system and lower inflammation.
Leafy green and one of the easiest veggies to fix at dinner or lunch.
Tumeric: Curcumin will ease
inflammation Turmeric is used for arthritis, heartburn (dyspepsia),
joint pain, stomach pain, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis,
bypass surgery, hemorrhage, diarrhea, intestinal gas, stomach
bloating, loss of appetite, jaundice, liver problems, Helicobacter
pylori (H. pylori) infection, stomach ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome
(IBS), gallbladder disorders, high cholesterol, a skin condition
called lichen planus, skin inflammation from radiation treatment, and
Tomatoes: Studies have shown that they
contain lycopene which reduces and suppresses inflammation. You can
eat them with your leafy greens.
Cherries: Both sweet and bitter are
great for inflammation and should be bought when they are fresh. It
has been shown that in some cases they offer pain relief. They are
great in smoothies and salad dressings.
Shiitake Mushrooms: Research has shown
the eating them reduces inflammatory systems and increases immune
system function. You can eat them raw or cooked on low heat to get the
most impact from Shiitake Mushrooms.
It is important that you reduce your
intake of fatty foods and make sure to stay hydrated by drinking
plenty of water. Try and avoid excessive alcohol trans and saturated
fats, fried food especially from fast food places which sell high fat
meats and processed meats. Saturated fat can cause inflammation so try
and stay with low fat food.