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15 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Foods

By Daryl H. Bryant (433 words)
Posted in Living with MS on March 3, 2016

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15 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Foods

When it comes to living symptom free with MS, the biggest thing you are probably fighting is pain. Much of the pain associated with MS is caused by inflammation in the body - which is why we talk about ways to fight inflammation so much here.

One of the best ways to fight the pain in your body is with natural anti-inflammatory foods. These foods will help ease the inflammation in your body, allowing you to live symptom-free so you can enjoy life.

Try these 15 natural anti-inflammatory foods to help you better manage your MS.

4 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Vegetables

You know that getting a healthy dose of vegetables is important to your health, but if you are looking to fight inflammation with natural foods, vegetables are absolutely crucial to your diet. The best vegetables for fighting inflammation are green and leafy.

Some vegetables to include in your diet are: bok choy, celery, broccoli, and beets. Saute bok choy in your stir fry. Use celery in your soups. Eat broccoli as a simple side dish. Cut up beets to include in your salads. The options are endless when it comes to eating vegetables so get creative, and always have some on hand in the refrigerator.

2 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Fruits

If you’re changing your diet to fight inflammation, you are going to cut out a lot of carbohydrates and sweets. Thankfully, there are delicious fruits that are anti-inflammatory. When you’re craving something sweet, grab some pineapple or a handful of blueberries.

3 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Nuts and Seeds

Nuts and seeds are great for adding to smoothies or salads. The best nuts and seeds to fight inflammation are walnuts, chia seeds, and flax seeds. Eat a handful of walnuts when you are feeling hungry. Make chia seed pudding (the texture is really interesting). Or just throw some ground flax seed into your smoothie in the morning.

6 Natural Anti-Inflammatory Spices, Oils, and Broths

Coconut oil is all the rage, so it probably won’t surprise you that it is incredibly anti-inflammatory. Use it make popcorn or mix it with cocoa powder for a dark chocolate treat. Bone broth is another great pain-fighter. It contains glucosamine which helps fight inflammation. And then there are spices. Turmeric, ginger, clove, and rosemary are all anti-inflammatory so keep them close at hand when you are cooking.

These 15 natural anti-inflammatory foods will help you feel so much better. By making sure your balanced diet includes plenty of foods that fight inflammation, you will be on your way to living MS symptom free.

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felioe posted on: March 5, 2016

Very hrlpfull

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