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What Is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet?

Chronic inflammation is associated with many coniditions like autoimmune diseases, heart disease, hormonal imbalances (like PCOS), metabolic disorders, and gastrointestinal diseases (like IBS). An anti-inflammatory diet can help address these conditions by reducing chronic inflammation in the body.

According to Harvard health, focus on whole, unprocessed foods with no added sugar. Try some of these anti-inflammatory ingredients into your diet: fresh fruit, colorful and leafy vegetables, whole grains, legumes (beans, lentils), fish, poultry, nuts, seeds, olive oil, and coconut oil. Or learn more in this deep dive of an anti-inflammatory diet.

Experts believe the health benefits of and anti-inflammatory diet include improving chronic, a longer life, and slowing down the aging process. 

Leafy Greens

These flavorful recipes focus on whole food ingredients (like baby spinach!) and have anti-inflammatory properties that improve gut health! Try a smoothie recipe or salad to add greens every day.

Salmon Recipes

Salmon and other seafood are full of fatty acids. Making these delicious salmon recipes are the easiest way to add healthy fats to your diet! Get creative with this fatty fish and try it with fresh herbs, sauces, and more.

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Anti-Inflammatory Dinners

Skip the ultra-processed foods and make one of these easy anti-inflammatory meals for dinner tonight. They focus on using fresh foods like sweet potatoes and veggies to keep you full and satisfied.

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Fiber-Rich Recipes

Try one of these nutritious recipes with black beans, lentils, chia seeds, and more. Adding fiber-rich foods into your diet through chia seeds, avocado, flax, and more, can help balance blood sugar, promote a healthy gut, and keep you full longer. 

Dairy-Free Recipes

Try one of these for an easy weeknight dinner. We especially love all of our creamy dairy-free recipes that use ingredients like coconut milk or cashew cream as a base. 

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Fresh vegetables, especially cruciferous vegetables, have several anti-inflammatory compounds. Enjoy seasonal produce like red peppers, brussels sprouts, broccoli, or peppers in your side dish recipes. They contain tons of vitamins, like vitamin c, and are a staple in an anti inflammatory diet. 

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Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Desserts

More Paleo Desserts

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