10 of the most powerful anti-inflammatory foods to keep in your kitchen

It's commonly used in Indian cuisine and can be added to curries, soups, stir-fries, or made into a soothing turmeric tea.


Add fresh ginger to dishes like stir-fries, soups, or smoothies, or brew it into a comforting ginger tea.


Berries such as strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries are rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, which help reduce inflammation.


Incorporate fish into your diet by grilling, baking, or pan-searing it, or enjoy canned fish in salads or sandwiches.

Fatty Fish:

Leafy greens such as spinach, kale, and Swiss chard are packed with antioxidants and phytonutrients that combat inflammation.

Leafy Greens:

Snack on them raw, sprinkle them on salads or yogurt, or blend them into smoothies.

Nuts and Seeds:

Extra virgin olive oil is rich in oleocanthal, a compound with anti-inflammatory properties similar to ibuprofen.

Olive Oil:

Tomatoes are high in lycopene, an antioxidant with anti-inflammatory effects. Enjoy them fresh in salads, sandwiches, or sauces like marinara or salsa.


Green tea is loaded with antioxidants called catechins, which have potent anti-inflammatory effects. 

Green Tea:

Dark chocolate with a high cocoa content is rich in flavonoids, which have anti-inflammatory properties. Enjoy a square or two of dark chocolate as an occasional treat.

Dark Chocolate: