Inflammation, play an important role in our health

Inflammation, you think you can ignore it when you think about your health. No. Inflammation is a serious process which is responsible for so many serious illnesses. Now you know that Inflammation causes illnesses it will play an important role in our health.

Keeping inflammation in check is a key to staying healthy.

Serious disease are like,

  • Cancer,
  • Arthritis
  • Heart disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease

To avoid these serious illness, we need to make our life is healthier.

As I always say, we are what we eat.

There are certain food which triggers the inflammation processes like, 

  • Refine carbs
  • Soda
  • Fried food
  • Sugar or high fructose syrup
  • Processed meat, etc..

So we need to be conscious about what we are consuming. Let me provide the list of food which can prevent or reduces the inflammation.


          Turmeric contain CURCUMIN, which has powerful anti-inflammatory property. Now you might not know that curcumin absorption is very poor when eat it raw but when you combine it with food like PIPERINE, found in black pepper, the absorption will increase by 2,000%. Buy Here

PIPERINE increases CURCUMIN absorption by 2,000%.

Berries and orange

         Berries have an antioxidant compound called ANTHOCYNINE, which have anti-inflammatory property that may reduce your risk of disease. Your body has natural killer cells (NK cells) which help keep your immune system healthy, and studies have shown that those who consumed berries every day produced significantly more NK cells.

 Eating berries every day increases production of Natural Killer cells.


Studies have found that garlic is a great remedy for swollen joints. Bulb vegetables (including onions) are known for their anti-inflammatory substances and also their sulfur compounds boosts immune system.

Garlic. A great remedy for swollen joints.


                 Cinnamon contains large amounts of highly potent polyphenol antioxidants. It has an anti-inflammatory effect, which may significantly lower the risk of heart diseases. Buy Here

Cinnamon reduces risk of heart diseases.

Olive oil

         Olive oil contains OLEOCANTHAL compound, a powerful antioxidant which is often compared to a powerful anti-inflammatory drug called Ibuprofen. Both of these have a similar effect. Additionally Extra virgin Olive oil contains powerful anti-inflammatory benefits than those provided by refined olive oil. Buy Here

Olive oil contains OLEOCANTHAL which can be replacement for Ibuprofen.


           Broccoli belongs to the CRUCIFEROUS family along with cauliflower, cabbage, and brussels sprout. These vegetables are associated with decreased risk of heart disease and cancer. Broccoli has a SULPHORAPHANE, an anti-oxidant that fights against inflammation by reducing inflammatory markers.

I can’t say enough. It is dead simple, eat Broccoli and stay healthy.


          The bright red color means that they have great antioxidant properties period. Eating these bright red vegetables will not only reduce the inflammation but will also protect against disease like cancer.

The bright red color means that they have great antioxidant properties period.

Dark chocolate

         Dark chocolate is also packed with anti-oxidant which reduces inflammation. FLAVANOLS are responsible for chocolate’s anti-inflammatory effect. Higher the cocoa higher the benefits. So don’t forget to eat dark chocolate which contains 70% of cocoa. Buy Here

Higher the cocoa higher the benefits.

Sweet potato

          Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of VITAMIN C and E, they also contain carotenoid alpha and beta-carotene both of these reduces inflammation. Keeping inflammation in check is a key to staying healthy.

Replace potato with sweet potato often.


          Tomato contains vitamin C, potassium and LYCOPENE. LYCOPENE is an anti-oxidant with impressive anti-inflammatory property, it may be beneficial for reducing pro-inflammatory compound related to several types of cancer.

How do we know, if there is inflammation in our body?

These symptoms may or may not indicate the chronic inflammation,

  • Generalized body pain
  • Joint pain
  • Skin rashes such as psoriasis or eczema
  • Excessive mucous production   

How we can spot inflammation by looking at blood report?

  • ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)
  • C-RP (C-reactive protein)
  • PV (Plasma viscosity)

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