Anti-inflammatory fruits you should be eating
While all fruits tend to be rich in disease-protective nutrients, some have received particular attention in the nutrition world for their anti-inflammatory benefits.
Here are several fruits that will help you turn out meals that fight inflammation and disease:
From strawberries and blackberries to cranberries and blueberries, these gem-like fruits are particularly potent in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity.
Maybe it’s true what they say about an apple a day: a study of nearly 35,000 women, found that consumption of this fruit along with its relative, pears was linked with a lower risk of death from heart disease.
Cherries, peaches, apricots, and plums are all examples of stone fruits, which contain fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and a variety of phytochemicals associated with their colors.
These succulent fruits are bursting with fiber, vitamins C and K, and powerful phytochemicals, especially the resveratrol found in red grapes. It’s no wonder that moderate imbibing of red wine has been associated with heart health.
Oranges, grapefruit, lemons, and limes are famously rich in vitamin C. They also contain fiber, potassium, calcium, B vitamins, copper, and anti-inflammatory phytochemicals such as flavonoids and carotenoids.
Those tiny pomegranate seeds contain big rewards of vitamins C and K, potassium, fiber, and potent phytochemicals.