5 Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Inflammation is a contributing factor to rosacea and flare-ups, and we believe that what you consume can really affect your day-to-day symptoms.

You can help manage inflammation through diet. Here are our five of our favorite (and researched) anti-inflammatory foods:

1. VegetablesOmega 3 fatty acids.

One way that inflammation can occur in the body is an imbalance and deficiency of omega 3 fatty acids. These are essential fatty acids that are found in nuts, salmon, avocados, sardines and flaxseed.

2. Non-citrus fruits and vegetables.

The more colors you eat, the better! Blueberries, raspberries, kale, apricots and cauliflower are so rich in antioxidants, which help combat inflammation.

3. Green Tea.

This delicious drink contains specific phytochemicals that can reduce inflammation and protect your joints. Aim for 3-5 cups daily.

4. Turmeric

This is an ancient spice used in Asian cultures and has a high potency of anti-inflammatory compounds, and is often used for pain relief (without the side effects).

5. Sweet Potatoes.

Rich in fiber, vitamin B6 and C, these yummy vegetables can help reduce inflammation in the body.

Be well and stay well.