Anti-inflammatory Foods Shopping List: Healthy Vegetables

Not all vegetables are created equal. Some are just too starchy and may make you gain weight. So what should you be buying to fight inflammation and perhaps shed a few pounds at the same time? Let’s take a closer look. You may want to consider juicing some of these items together. It’s a great way to get many of your vegetable servings in for the day or creating a delicious vegetable soup or stew instead.


Healthy Vegetables 101

  1. Artichoke
  2. Arugula
  3. Asparagus
  4. Avocado
  5. Beets
  6. Bell peppers (red, orange, yellow, green)
  7. Bok choy
  8. Broccoli
  9. Brussel sprouts
  10. Cabbage (green, purple, red)
  11. Carrots
  12. Celery
  13. Collard greens
  14. Cucumbers
  15. Eggplant
  16. Garlic
  17. Green beans
  18. Kale
  19. Mushrooms (portabella, shitaki, enoki, cremini)
  20. Mustard greens
  21. Onions (white, yellow, red, green)
  22. Okra
  23. Romaine lettuce
  24. Parsnips
  25. Peas
  26. Peppers (all kinds)
  27. Pumpkin
  28. Radishes
  29. Spinach
  30. Tomatoes
  31. Turnip greens
  32. Watercress

Well that’s it. If the vegetable you were looking for is not on the list, it promotes inflammation. Remember, we are trying to reduce inflammation so your joints, muscles and your body feels better.