This hot steaming drink is good for helping to reduce your waistline as well as to eliminate inflammation. The flavonoids present in this tea have natural anti-inflammatory properties. Moreover, the compound EGCG contained in the green tea has proved useful in reducing body fat.
There are several spices which include garlic, turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, ginger, and chili peppers (capsicums), that have powerful inflammation-reducing abilities. Do add them to food often to feel the results.
Monounsaturated fats are liquid in room temperature but convert to solid form when they are chilled or refrigerated. These are healthy fats that increase your healthy cholesterol levels (HDL) and decrease inflammation. Olive oil, almonds and avocado are other sources to be added in this list.
Studies have shown that a diet containing high amount of omega-3 fatty acids and a low amount of omega-6 fatty acids are known to be very helpful in decreasing inflammation. Walnuts, flaxseed, spinach, fish, salmon and chia seeds are some of the foods containing Omega-3 fatty foods.
Water will not only flush the inflammation-causing toxins out of your body but also cools down your system. Drink water as per your body weight. Keep a bottle of water handy so that you sip. This will make you feel full and hydrated.
They are not only rich in fiber but whole grains also help in controlling the insulin response present in your body. The high content of vitamin B in whole grains, reduces the inflammatory hormone in your body. Whole grains increases good bacteria in the gut to ﬁght inﬂammation.
All fruits and vegetables contain super rich nutrient and fiber that aid chronic inflammation. Do not skip or forget to include sufficient amount of these foods – Apples, berries, kiwis, broccoli, papaya, pineapple, tender coconut and spinach- are tremendous fruits and vegetables that you should include in your anti-inflammatory list.