Inflammation often occurs as a natural response to an injury, an irritant or a pathogen in your body. If you leave it untreated, it may result in joint pain and even arthritis. Fortunately, there are many natural remedies that can be used for its treatment. Below are some of the best natural anti inflammatory foods.
Ginger has several health benefits and has been used for ages. One of its benefits is in the treatment of joint inflammation and arthritis. One of the many powerful constituents of ginger is very useful in inhibiting inflammation and that is why ginger is used to control inflammation. What makes it also very essential is its ability to warm your body as well as increase the blood circulation providing you with comfort especially if you have aching joints during cold weather. Ginger works great when you add it to any diet.
This is a one of the best natural anti inflammatory herb that is very effective in relieving pain. It contains two chemicals i.e. curcuminoids and curcumin which effectively reduce inflammation even better than the over the counter prescriptions which have side effects. You can simply add turmeric powder to your diet (you can also include dried ginger or black pepper to the same diet to activate it).
Nettles contain calcium, protein, phosphorous, magnesium, iron among other minerals and vitamins that are very essential to your body. Some of these substances are very essential in removing toxins form your body through the kidneys. It is a great herb for many people suffering from any type of inflammation, arthritis and even gout due to the effect of its great minerals which not only ease pain but also help you to build strong bones.
Blueberries are also great in reducing inflammation as well as in preventing cancer, dementia etc. It is advisable that you go for the organic berries because washing them to get rid of pesticides may be hard due to their sizes.
Sweet potatoes are among the best natural anti inflammatory foods. This is basically due to their constituents such as beta carotene, vitamin B6 and C, fiber, manganese and complex carbohydrates.
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