5 Anti-Inflammatory Fruits and Vegetables That Can Boost Your Health!

Have you wanted to know what you could do naturally to reduce inflammation? Looking at the amazing human body, one of the most interesting parts of healing is the process of inflammation. This can occur when your body has experienced some kind of trauma, like a deep cut, sprain, bug bite, or even an allergic reaction. Inflammation serves it purpose to keep your tissues protected and to signal that there has been damage, but it can also be a sign of the presence of toxins or an imbalance of some kind. Fortunately, there are a wide array of fruits and vegetables that you can add to your diet for anti-inflammatory effects.

Spinach

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Spinach is a wonderful source of iron, and other minerals, but one of its most important uses is to bring down inflammation. The versatility of spinach allows for creativity is its usage. Try adding a handful of spinach to a juice recipe to have a greener, more powerful drink that can help you bring down any sort of sudden swelling that you might experience. Opt for a 50/50 salad blend to get a healthy serving of spinach in your amazing salad. Throw a handful into your next soup recipe. Enjoy experimenting with spinach to add this powerful leaf to your life.

Blueberries

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Blueberries are some of the most excellent sources of antioxidants that you can buy. They’re high in vitamins, and add a wonderful flavor to just about anywhere you choose to include them. Blueberries are very sweet, and can be used fresh or frozen. Buying frozen blueberries is a good way save you money, because fresh organic blueberries can be expensive when you purchase them from grocery chains.

In some states there are “U-pick” blueberry farms. This is a super way to get a bunch of fresh blue berries while supporting your local farmer.

Try adding frozen blueberries to any smoothie

Cherries

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Cherries come in a variety of colors and types. They can be super sweet to extremely tart, however they all can provide an excellent amount of necessary nutrient needed for joint health. Cherries are associated with the ability to reduce swelling for people who suffer from some types of arthritis. Cherries can be an excellent treat for older parents and grandparents who benefit from reducing inflammation.

Celery

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Celery is an amazing, strong flavored stalky vegetable that is used as a flavor additive in many sauces and as a garnish on some dishes. It’s heavily basic and can help settle the stomach, and calm inflammation. Celery has a multitude of benefits that you can avail yourself of if you decided to make it a part of your juicing routine.

Papaya

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Papaya is a base fruit that grows in tropical regions naturally. People in those areas use the fruit to treat stomach issues and improve digestion. It’s also been known to reduce inflammation, and it has a very sweet, calming flavor. Don’t miss a chance to try this fruit in your favorite green juice recipe.

Published by HealthGuruGal

I'm inspired to share my health journey, knowledge, and discoveries with those that feel drawn toward a healthy life and strive to make positive steps toward optimal wellness, mindfulness, and being a whole person. Interesting things about me: Olympic gold medalist 1996, mom of 3 sons, performed with Cirque du Soliel's "O", taught yoga for many years, and love art and creativity, and I beleive everyone has AMAZING inside of them!

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