Inflammation can show itself in many different forms: general discomfort, arthritis and even poor wound healing. While we certainly acknowledge that severe forms of inflammatory diseases should best be managed with the help of your doctor, there are some lifestyle changes you may want to consider to fight general inflammation.
Our first piece of advice — eat foods high in antioxidants. Taming inflammation is top of the list when it comes to the benefits of antioxidant-rich foods. Luckily some of the foods with the highest amounts of antioxidants are just plain healthy (and delicious.)
Check out these top antioxidant-rich foods and a few tips on how to add them to your day:
Leafy Green Veggies – Scour the produce section for your pick of the crop. Spinach, kale, romaine and arugula are excellent selections. Try this Green Smoothie Bowl or revamp snack time with these Crispy Kale Cheddar Chips.
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Regan Jones is Cabot’s National Nutrition Communications Manager and the main voice behind @CabotRD on Twitter. Self-described as a “registered dietitian by education and food-lover by birth,” she writes for the Cabot Creamery Blog from her home in Georgia.