May 18, 2024, 06:52 PM IST

10 foods to reduce inflammation naturally

Shweta Singh

Fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel, sardines, and tuna are high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have powerful anti-inflammatory effects.

Fatty Fish

Leafy greens like spinach, kale, and collard greens are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that help combat inflammation.

Leafy Greens

Berries like strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins, which reduce inflammation.


Tomatoes are rich in lycopene, a powerful antioxidant that may help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering levels of LDL cholesterol.


Turmeric contains curcumin, a potent anti-inflammatory compound that can help reduce inflammation in the body.


Nuts, especially almonds and walnuts, are packed with healthy fats, protein, and antioxidants that reduce inflammation.


Garlic has sulfur compounds, such as allicin, that have anti-inflammatory effects.


Green tea is rich in antioxidants called catechins, particularly epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), which reduces inflammation.

Green Tea

Ginger contains gingerol, a substance with powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.