Chronic inflammation is linked to various common health problems, from obesity and diabetes to heart disease and cancer. Chronic inflammation can be reduced through proper diet. Daily usage high-quality herbs and spices is a way to boost the anti-inflammatory quality of food. Some of the herbs and spices that suppress inflammatory response effectively are cloves, ginger, rosemary, and turmeric. Other top ten potent anti-inflammatory herbs and spices are:
- Jamaican allspice
- Apple pie spice mixture
- Pumpkin pie spice mixture
- Gourmet Italian spice
Meanwhile, plant-based anti-inflammatory foods are:
- Dark leafy greens such as kale, spinach, collard greens and Swiss chard contain powerful antioxidants, flavonoids, carotenoids, and vitamin C—all of which help protect against cellular damage.
- Blueberries rate very high in antioxidant capacity compared to other fruits
- Matcha tea is the most nutrient-rich green tea and comes in the form of a stone-ground unfermented powder.
- Tulsi tea also loaded with anti-inflammatory antioxidants and other micronutrients that support immune function and heart health.
- Fermented vegetables and traditionally cultured foods such as kefir, natto, kimchee, miso, tempeh, pickles, sauerkraut, olives, and other fermented vegetables, will help ‘reseed’ your gut with beneficial bacteria.
Read more: Mercola.com