With the number of health issues that are triggered by inflammation, people are starting to take steps to maintain a diet that includes foods that fight inflammation. Inflammation is your body’s natural defense response and is a healthy response, but for those of us who suffer from medical conditions where our symptoms are triggered by inflammation, we benefit from a diet that suppresses it. An anti-inflammatory diet is also beneficial for athletes who suffer from joint pain or are looking to speed up recovery time. For those of you suffering from skin conditions such as acne and psoriasis, studies have shown improvements in healing time by following an anti-inflammatory diet. Interested in learning which foods that fight inflammation are the best? Read on to learn about my personal favorites that I have seen the best results with!
Avocados are one of my favorite foods that fight inflammation and for a good reason! Not only does this tasty fruit contain Vitamins K, C, B, and E, but it is also an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. The combination of phytosterols, carotenoid antioxidants, and Omega-3’s present in Avocados make them an anti-inflammatory super food. Just avoid snacking on guacamole and chips as the refined carbohydrates in the chips will spike an inflammatory response in your body, thereby negating the health benefits of the avocado in the guacamole.
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