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The Top 4 Foods that Fight Inflammation

Fighting Inflammation with Food

Doctors and people alike are learning that traditional NSAIDs are not the only way to fight inflammation caused by injury.

Many professionals are turning to more holistic methods by providing nutritional protocols to help people reduce pain without damaging their internal organs.

There are four Anti-Inflammatory powerhouse foods that not only pack nutritional force but can really do an amazing job of reducing your pain by reducing inflammation

1. Green Leafy Vegetables

This can include vegetables such as spinach, kale, and collard greens.

These veggies are nutrient dynamos that help fight inflammatory conditions through phytonutrients

Healthy, anti-inflammatory foodHow this works is the phytonutrients force your liver to release various enzymes to break down the inflammatory toxins in your body.

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2. Salmon

Due to its high levels of omega-3 oils inside the fish, Salmon allows the body to better recover from injury.

Just be sure that your fish is from a wild caught source so that it has the proper fat balance. 

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3. Turmeric

Turmeric is a root that has a brilliant marigold color and also has amazing anti-inflammatory properties.

The active ingredient in the turmeric root is called curcumin.

Curcumin has shown to be incredibly beneficial in treating the symptoms of the following:

  • Crohn's disease
  • Arthritis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Stomach Ulcers

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4. Olives

Powerful in polyphenols, olives have been known to lower blood levels of C-reactive protein.

This ability is a key marker for determining the likelihood of inflammation throughout the body.  

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Olives and their anti inflammatory abilities

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Understanding how to naturally reduce an inflammatory process through proper nutritional choices is not only empowering but can increase our quality of life as we age.

Chiropractors focus on helping the body in natural and healthy ways. This also includes nutrition.

If you would like to talk to an expert chiropractor and find a nutrition plan that works for you, contact the fantastic team of Medical Doctors at Arrowhead Clinics.

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Read our previous blog: 5 Ways a Chiropractic Adjustment Makes You Better

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