8 Foods You Can Eat Raw To Fight Inflammation

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

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3. Nuts

nuts

The beneficial effects of nuts on cardiovascular disease have been widely documented, and nuts are a staple of the Mediterranean diet, which many swear by for its anti-inflammatory benefits. There’s significant evidence that the components of nuts – magnesium, fiber, alpha-linolenic acid, and antioxidants – can all contribute to protecting against inflammation(8).

4. Ginger And Turmeric

ginger and turmeric

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Popular in Asian and Indian cooking, ginger and turmeric have both been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties(9) (10). Turmeric in particular is an anti-inflammatory powerhouse, in some cases as effective as over-the-counter anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen.

5. Garlic

garlic clove

This common herb is known for its immune system boosting capabilities, but did you know it also has anti-inflammatory properties? It can be used safely for treating inflammation in cancer(11), due to being safe to consume in large quantities.

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