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Anti-Inflammatory Remedies To Try Right Away

There are times when inflammation can be good. Cuts to the skin or It's a way for your body to prevent infection and injury. Sounds pretty great right? Well, yeah! Our bodies have an amazing way of taking care of themselves. But sometimes, people experience chronic inflammation. It lasts for much longer than it should and, honestly, can just be, well, a pain.

Just like our bodies take care of us, there are some things we can do to take care of our bodies when inflammation becomes too much. Luckily, they're simple to do and you don't need anything fancy!

First, there are several drinks you can have to reduce inflammation. And many of them, you might already enjoy on a regular basis!

  • Fresh green juices and "herbal infusions or teas"

  • Fruit and vegetable smoothies - no need to add sugar, in fact, skip sugar when all possible

  • Coffee (limited amounts per day, organic with coconut or almond milk)

  • Bone Broth - check out this simple bone broth recipe from Next to Nature

  • Apple Cider Vinegar tonics (1 teaspoon ACV -Mother, half squeezed lemon, 6 ounces of water, ice, and honey optional)

In addition to many drinks you can have, there are also plenty of foods you can try. They're all common, so getting them to add to your diet shouldn't be a problem!

  • Tomatoes

  • Zucchini

  • Leafy green vegetables

  • Fatty fish - salmon, mackerel, tuna, sardine (omega-3 fatty acids)

  • Fruits - strawberries, blueberries, cherries, oranges

Herbs and spices are another great and easy way to reduce inflammation in your body.

If changing your diet seems impossible, change your lifestyle. By giving up or adding a few things to your daily life, you can help reduce inflammation!

  • Manage your stress

  • Avoid smoking

  • Limit alcohol intake

  • Exercise regularly

  • Get sufficient sleep

Finally, probiotics are a great option for reducing inflammation. Here are a few foods that are packed with probiotics.

  • Yogurt - organic greek

  • Sauerkraut - in a glass jar

  • Kombucha

  • Pickles

Our final recommendation, Chiropractic Care! Your body help itself when your spine and nervous system are aligned and able to properly function. These are great, effective ways to reduce the discomfort of inflammation. Research links several health problems to inflammation of an organ. Simple adjustments to a daily routine can work wonders!

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