You can have a huge impact on inflammatory disorders by simply selecting the right foods and preparing meals in a way that retains as much goodness as possible. Aim to include:
Cold Extracted Extra Virgin Olive Oil – It provides a healthy dose of anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fatty acids. Use during cooking and in dressings.
Kelp – Wakame, Kombu and Arame are good sources of fucoidon, an anti-inflammatory complex carbohydrate. Look for organic seaweeds harvested from unpolluted waters.
Dark Green Vegetables – Kale, Romaine Lettuce, Broccoli and Spinach are all rich in vitamin E that helps to protect against inflammation.
Turmeric – It contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory substance that offers an array of health benefits. Turmeric supplements are also good enough.
Ginger – This is another potent spice that is renowned for its anti-inflammatory effects. Add grated fresh ginger or ginger powder to warm water and lemon for a refreshing and uplifting drink.
Garlic – Along with fighting inflammation, garlic can improve blood sugar balance and fight infection.
Sweet Potato – Packed with anti-oxidants that help heal inflammation, sweet potato is a versatile vegetable can be baked, roasted, added to soups, salads and even used to make desserts like brownies.