Yes, you read that right. Instead of one food today, the focus is on the many foods that you can eat to help reduce inflammation in your body. If you suffer from any illness, from premenstrual syndrome to arthritis; anything that requires you to use anti-inflammatory medications you should try to eat as many of these foods as possible.
Here is just a shortlist to get you started.
Salmon, Tuna, Oysters, Cod, Halibut
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Avocado Oil, Coconut Oil
Herbs & Spices
Cinnamon, Garlic, Parsley, Peppermint, Cloves, Oregano
Nuts & Seeds
Almonds, Walnuts, Flaxseed, Sunflower Seeds, Hazelnuts
Fruits & Veggies
Cherries, Bell Peppers, Apples, Broccoli, Avocados, Cabbage, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Green Onion
Here’s Today’s TRICK:
Put some mint into your tea to increase the inflammation reduction properties.
Here’s a TIP:
In addition to the foods listed above, you can drink green tea to reduce inflammation.
And your RECIPE:
- 8 large green onions chopped fine, including stalk
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 green peppers seeded, cut into bite sized pieces
- 4 cloves roasted garlic smashed
- 4 carrots cleaned, cut into bite sized pieces
- 10 ounces mushrooms cut into thick pieces
- 1 bunch celery cut into bite sized pieces
- 1/2 head cabbage clean, and chop into bite sized pieces
- 2 cans diced tomatoes with juice
- 48 ounces chicken or veggie broth
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Curry to taste (optional)
- Parsley sprig for each serving
- In a large soup pot, put 2 tablespoons olive oil, add green onion and garlic, sauté about 4 to 6 minutes until onion is clear. Add in the rest of the ingredients to the pot all at once. Add water until everything is covered with liquid, if needed. Cover and cook on low heat for about two hours. Season to taste. Serve each bowl of soup with a sprig of parsley.