The anti inflammatory diet provides energy, vitamins, minerals, fiber and protective phytonutrients you need for heart health.
It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses – including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer’s disease. ~ Dr. Andrew Weil
Anti-Inflammatory Tips from Andrew Weil
Some general tips for reducing inflammation through your diet:
- Eat a variety of different foods.
- Eat as much fresh food as you can.
- Reduce the amount of processed and fast foods you eat.
- Eat alot of fruits and vegetables.
- See our Anti-Inflammatory Foods page for a list of foods to eat.
Follow these anti-inflammation diet tips from Dr. Andrew Weil to make a difference in your heart health and well-being.
- Eat fruits and vegetables, whole and cracked grains, pasta, beans and legumes, healthy fats (from healty oils like olive oil, canola oil, nuts (esp. walnuts), avocados, seeds (including hemp seeds) and flaxseeds.
- Eat fish and seafood wild Alaskan salmon, alaskan black cod, sardines.
- Eat whole soy foods.
- Eat cooked asian mushrooms.
- Get your protein from cheese, yogurt, omega-3 enriched eggs, skinless poultry, and lean meats.
- Use healthy herbs and spices like garlic, ginger, tumeric, cinnamon).
- Drink white, green and oolong teas.
- Take supplements to fill in any nutritional gaps you may have.
- Drink red wine (1 or 2 glasses) if you drink at all.
- Enjoy healthy sweets like dark chocolate.