5 Anti-inflammatory Foods

There are many foods out there that can reduce inflammation. Try incorporating these into your diet each day.

#1: Cherries

Cherries
Cherries

Sweet cherries and tart cherries not only offer pain relief but are anti-inflammatory. Try buying frozen cherries, fresh or 100% cherry juice (no sugar added)

#2: Salmon

Salmon
Wild Sockeye Salmon

Wild salmon is high in omega-3 fats. Add sea vegetables to your grilled salmon and you have a great start to decreasing inflammation. Aim to eat fish like salmon (even mackerel or tuna) at least 3 times per week.

#3: Broccoli

Broccoli
Broccoli

This crunchy vegetable include oleocanthal (inflammation suppressing compound) as well as some omega-3 fats. Aim to get broccoli and other crunchy vegetables in your diet at least 5 times per week.

#4: Strawberries

Strawberries
Strawberries

Strawberries are ful of antioxidants (ellagitannins) and anthocyanins which can reduce inflammation. Dr. Oz suggests to eat strawberries every day.

#5: Spinach

Spinach
Spinach

Spinach like strawberries has antioxidants and can be used so many different ways (such as in soups, stews, salads, main entrees with whole grain pasta). The list is endless.