Foods rich in anti oxidants, (fight free radicles, preventing oxidative stress and cell damage within the body) and omega-3 fatty acids, may help many anti inflammatory conditions.

Eat Less of

  • Processed foods
  • Deep fried foods
  • Refined sugar 
  • Alcohol

Eat More of

  • Anti Inflammatory FoodsDark leafy greensKale, Bok choy, Brussel Sprouts. full of anti oxidants.  and anti inflammatory properties.
  • Berries – blueberries, strawberries and Cherries. Full of anti oxidants.
  • Citrus fruits – Full of anti oxidants
  • Cruciferous vegetables – Broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower. Full of antioxidants. Eat these as often as you can. Why not try substituting your rice for cauliflower rice. For a recipe click here
  • Oily fish – salmon (wild), tuna (in moderation), sardines. All full of Omega-3 fatty acids
  • Seeds and nuts – walnuts, sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds.
  • Olive Oil – Virgin olive oil contains the phenolic compound oleocanthal, which has an anti inflammatory effect on the body.
Herbs and Spices
  • Turmeric – Contains Curcumin which has strong anti-oxidative and anti inflammatory actions.
  • Clove – Anti inflammatory activity
  • Ginger – Contains Gingerols which have strong anti inflammatory properties.
  • Rosemary – Contains anti oxidants
  • Oregano – Contain anti oxidants

There are lot’s of yummy recipes out there that incorporate the foods listed. For our Antioxidant Breakfast recipe click here.

As always everything in moderation

Published on February 26, 2020