Here are a few examples of research studies that have investigated the potential anti-inflammatory effects of certain foods.
- A systematic review published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition in 2017 found that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and seeds was associated with a lower risk of inflammation and chronic diseases. ￼
- A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 2010 found that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids, which are found in fatty fish, may reduce inflammation in the body.
- A review published in the journal Nutrients in 2018 found that turmeric, a spice commonly used in Indian and Middle Eastern cooking, has potent anti-inflammatory properties due to its high content of curcumin.
- A study published in the Journal of Nutrition in 2004 found that olive oil, a good source of monounsaturated fats, may have anti-inflammatory effects due to its ability to reduce the production of inflammatory compounds in the body.
- A review published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition in 2011 found that garlic has anti-inflammatory properties due to its high content of sulfur-containing compounds.