Top detox foods to fight inflammation

by • October 4, 2011 • Detox foods and nutritionComments (0)570

Cellular inflammation has been linked to many health conditions.  One of thing you can do to fight chronic inflammation is to eat more super foods. Some foods have an incredible array of health benefits, making them a “super-food”.  There are a few super foods that are especially good to fight inflammation, support the body to detox naturally and scavenge free radicals.

Top detox foods to fight inflammation

Ginger: Ginger contains an important anti-inflammatory compound that acts as a natural pain-reliever. Ginger also helps to protect the body’s glutathione levels, a potent antioxidant that is directly involved in natural detoxification.

Parsley: Rich in chlorophyll, parsley helps to alkalize the body, to purifies blood and enhances glutathione formation. Its high antioxidant content makes parsley an excellent food to fight free radicals, which can cause cell damage and inflammation.

Apple cider vinegar: Apple cider vinegar helps the body to absorb iron and uses oxygen, which leads to increased energy and detoxification.  Apple cider vinegar also helps the body to absorb amino acids found in protein.  Amino acids are the building blocks of repairing and inflammation-fighting enzymes.

Turmeric: This bright orange spice is one of the most potent anti-inflammatory foods ever. Incredibly rich in antioxidants, turmeric, the spice used in curries, help to calm-down the inflammatory process.

 Flaxseed: Flaxseed are very rich in Omega-3 fatty acids.  Those essential fatty acids have a very high anti-inflammatory action.  Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids helps to restore the omega-3 to omega-6 ratio, which can contribute to the inflammatory process when disturbed.

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