3 Foods That Help Fight Inflammation! 


  1. Blueberries

Blueberries are referred to as an antioxidant super food due to the many health benefits they provide. Blueberries are jam packed with antioxidants and phytoflavinoids, and are also high in vitamin C and potassium. Blueberries as well as strawberries and oranges help fight inflammation. An interesting fact about blueberries, is that fresh or frozen, they offer the same benefits. So the next time you reach for a snack, grab a handful of blueberries!


  1. Cherries

Cherries anyone? Cherries are filled with an antioxidant called anthocyanins, which is an excellent pain fighter for inflammation. Cherries have other health benefits besides fighting inflammation. Tart cherries specifically, are one of the only natural sources of melatonin, with helps regulation your sleep cycle. Click here for delicious and pain fighting cherry recipes! 

  1. Salmon

Salmon as well as tuna, sardines, trout and mackerel (look for wild, not farmed) are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which help with inflammation. The omega-3s you eat in fish that help lower your risk for heart disease, can also help with migraines and some autoimmune diseases. Just google salmon recipes and you will uncover several different ways to prepare this pain fighting super food!


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Pain Fighting Foods, accessed on 01.25.2019