Anti Inflammatory Foods
A Diet for Clear Skin
Incorporating anti inflammatory foods into your diet can help with many illnesses and health conditions, especially acne skin concerns.
By definition, acne is an inflammatory disease which affects the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin.
One major contributor to inflammation in our bodies is the food we eat.
Inflammation can be aggravated by diets high in refined or hydrogenated vegetable oils such as those found in margarines, potato chips and baked goods and by diets high in sugars. But food can also be part of the solution to the problem of inflammation.
Below is a list of the best anti inflammatory food options that can help bring a balance to inflammation in your body. Try incorporating some of these foods into your daily diet and try to eliminate pro-inflammatory foods from your diet as much as possible.
Raw and cooked, all different colors, organic when possible. Especially great options are:
- Shiitake Mushrooms
- Sweet Potatoe
Fresh is optimal but you can also go for frozen, organic when possible. Especially great choices are:
The best options are extra virgin olive oil, avocados, walnuts, flaxseeds
Fish and Seafood
Wild Alaskan salmon, Alaskan black cod
Healthy Herbs and Spices
Tumeric, garlic, ginger, cinnamon,
Please also remember that exercise is one of the greatest ways to counter inflammation.
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