May 20, 2024, 09:14 PM IST

8 superfoods with anti-inflammatory benefits

Varnika Srivastava

Pistachios are a rich source of protein, fiber, antioxidants, vitamin B6, and potassium, among other essential nutrients.

Dark, leafy greens

Pistachios are a rich source of antioxidants, including lutein and zeaxanthin, which are essential for eye health.

Colorful fruits

Ginger and turmeric offer anti-inflammatory properties, add color and flavor to dishes, and can be supplemented with curcumin for those who prefer its flavor.

Ginger and turmeric

Nuts, including walnuts and almonds, are rich in healthy fats, omega-3 fatty acids, and fiber, potentially reducing inflammation and heart disease.

May aid weight loss

Green tea's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties have been found in research, but the studies are limited, as they were conducted on animals rather than humans.

Green tea

Chia and flaxseeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which are effective in fighting inflammation. They can be added to various foods and beverages.

Chia seeds and flaxseeds

Fish, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, are anti-inflammatory and can reduce rheumatoid arthritis risk.


Arthritis pain, especially rheumatoid and autoimmune arthritis, is primarily caused by inflammation. Combating this can be achieved through exercise, medication, and an anti-inflammatory diet.

Disclaimer: This content including advice gives generic information only and is in no way a substitute for qualified medical opinion