People that have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis understand what pain is. Medication is prescribed in a lot of these circumstances, but there are foods that are anti inflammatory in nature that can help reduce the inflammation naturally.
There isn't a specific diet that addresses the need for bringing down the inflammation, but the following list of foods that are anti inflammatory can help lower it considerably.
Here is a list of foods that are anti inflammatory that should be added to the diet:
Fish has long been known to carry a lot of omega 3 fatty acids and that is good for the body. Fish combats cholesterol and the fats that are in the blood. The best types of fish to eat are salmon, herring, sardines and anchovies.
* Whole Grain Foods
This category of foods includes oatmeal, brown rice and barley. Studies have been performed when people who have eaten these type of foods have shown that levels of CRP (C-reactive protein) were reduced. The lower the level of CRP the lower the inflammation was measured.
Other whole grain foods include whole wheat pasta and breads. A by-product of eating whole grain foods is weight management. Whole grain eliminates the refined carbohydrates that are found in white bread and white rice.
* Olive Oil
The use of olive oil within a diet has been shown to reduce the production of chemicals that are identified in inflammation. Extra virgin olive oil has the highest content of the proper nutrients to fight off the inflammation that affects people.
The following list of vegetables can be a bonanza for the salad lover. These vegetables are high in fiber, low in fats and have good antioxidants.
Kelp, broccoli, spinach, olives, spring onions, cabbage, Brussels sprouts and leeks.
All of these foods listed are foods that are anti inflammatory in nature and will help reduce the inflammation that so many people are afflicted with. Incorporating these foods into the daily diet will go a long way in having a healthy diet, maintaining weight control and alleviating the inflammation pain.
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My name is Josef Bichler.
I have a passion for wellness and showing others how to live healthy lives. I have corrected my own health problems with the use of alternatives only and helping others to achieve their health objectives through lifestyle changes, detoxifying their body and through understanding the benefits of eating healthy.