18 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat to Reduce Pain

By | February 4, 2019

Green and black tea

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Tea is rich in antioxidants or flavonoids, which may protect against cell damage that can worsen conditions such as arthritis. Research shows it also contains a chemical that fights inflammation, so consider swapping that morning cup of joe for a green tea instead.


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This vegetable contains vitamins C and K, folate, fiber, and antioxidants. Broccoli, high in sulforaphanefights inflammation by reducing your levels of cytokines, research shows. Other fruits and vegetables rich in sulforaphane include kale, cabbage, bok choy, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and more.

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