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Top 13 Anti inflammatory Diet

 

Inflammation is a protective mechanism that occurs when foreign microbes invades in the body. Inflammation can be acute or chronic. 

Acute inflammation occurs at the time of minor cuts or burns and is useful in stimulating body's immune response whereas the inflammation which persists for a long time without invading foreign substance are called chronic inflammation. 


Anti inflammatory diet



Let's look to the diet which helps in reducing inflammation


1. Pepper

  • It is also called as " king of spices " 
  • It have many health benefits. It is known for its antibacterial and anti inflammatory properties. 
  • Bell peppers contains quercetin which have powerful antioxidant properties and it is very effective in reducing inflammatory disease. 
  • Chilli peppers contains ferulic acid and sinapic acid which have anti inflammatory action. 


2. Avocados 

  • It is rich in nutrients. 
  • It contains lots of Vit. C , Vit. K, Vit. B, Vit. E and Vit. A
  • It is also rich in dietary fibre 
  • They contains potassium, Magnesium and mono unsaturated fats which is healthy for heart.
  • They also have anti inflammatory properties which can help you to get rid of inflammation. 


3. Berries

  • Berries have antioxidant and anti inflammatory effects. 
  • It contains anthocyanins which contributes to the action of antioxidant        
   Some of the berries includes:   
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Raspberries
  • Blackberries
➡ Many researchers have proved that berries helps in production of Nk (Natural Killer) cells. 

➡ Nk cells are a part of your immune system whose presence is necessary for the function of your immune system. 


4. Green Tea

  • It is one of the healthiest beverage that have lots of health benefits. 
  • It contains polyphenols which helps in reducing inflammation
  • It also have antioxidant properties due to their catechin content. It have Epigallocatechin-3- gallate (EGCG) . 
  • EGCG helps in preventing cell damage and show many health benefits. 
  • Catechins and polyphenols reduces free radical formation in body which protects cells from damage. They also boosts brain function as it also contains caffeine. 


5. Mushroom

  • Mushrooms or toadstools is the fleshy fruit fungus among which only some of the species are edible. 
  • It contains vitamin, minerals, proteins and antioxidants due to which it provides many health benefits. 
  • It also contains selenium, Vitamin C and choline. 
  • Selenium is very essential mineral of your body which helps in many bodily functions. It improves immune system. 
  • Vitamin D present in it are beneficial for your bones 
  • Choline are also beneficial in reducing some types of cancers
  • One of the special type of mushrooms i.e. Lion's mane have both culinary and medicinal uses. It is beneficial for your GIT (Gastro Intestinal Tract) , brain and heart. 
  • And, thus these types of mushrooms can also help you to reduce obesity related inflammation. 
  • It may be the best to eat them as raw or lightly cooked. 


6. Fatty fish

  • Fatty fish or oily fish includes salmon, tuna, sardines, mackerel and anchovies. 
  • They contains oils in soft tissues and in coelomic cavity and around gut. 
  • They are rich source of long chain omega -3- fatty acids EPA (Eicosa pentenoic acid) and DHA (Docosa hexaenoic acid) which are good fatty acids. 
  • They are also rich in proteins
  • EPA and DHA are responsible to reduce inflammation
  • According to Researchers, these substances reduces inflammatory marker C- reactive protein (CRP) 


7. Grapes 

  • Grapes are source of antioxidants 
  • It's antioxidant property is due to Resveratrol, a polyphenol present in it
  • Red grapes are best source of antioxidants. It's red colour and antioxidant property is due to anthocyanin present in it
  • They also contains Vit. C, beta carotene, lutein, ellagic acid, lycopene and quercetin. All these substances are responsible for antioxidant action
  • They help in repairing the damaged cells caused by oxidative stress
  • The highest antioxidant concentration are present on the skin and seeds of grapes. So, never peel it while eating. 


8. Olive oil

  • Olive oil have many health benefits
  • It's antioxidant property are beneficial to reduce the risk of heart disease
  • It contains Vit. E, Vit. K, saturated fat and mono unsaturated fat
  • It have oleocanthal and oleuropein. These substances doesn't allow LDL (bad) cholesterol to get oxidize
  • Oleic acid present in it are responsible for reducing inflammatory marker i.e. C- reactive protein


9. Tomatoes

  • Tomatoes contains lycopene, a substance that have antioxidative action 
  • So, it helps in reducing risk of heart disease and cancer 
  • They are also rich source of folate, potassium, Vit. K and C.
  • Vit. C is essential for antioxidative action
  • Another antioxidative substance chlorogenic acid helps in lowering of blood pressure back to normal. 


10. Turmeric

  • Turmeric is an essential spice of curry that gives yellow colour
  • It is used as both spices and medicines
  • It contains substance called curcumin which have anti inflammatory property and is strong antioxidant
  • It is beneficial in curing inflammation, cuts and wounds


11. Cherries

  • Cherry is a fleshy drupe that have many health benefits
  • It is rich in antioxidant and anti inflammatory compounds. So, it is beneficial for heart
  • It also improves your sleep quality 
  • They contains anthocyanins and catechins which helps you to fight inflammation


12. Dark chocolates

  • Dark chocolates are those chocolates which contains more amount of cocoa
  • They are always satisfying and delicious 
  • It contains flavanols which is responsible for anti inflammatory effect and helps to reduce inflammation

13. Whole grains

These includes oatmeal, brown rice, whole wheat bread and other unrefined grains that are rich in fibre and helps in reducing inflammation





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