Anti-Inflammatory Foods List

Chronic inflammation is the underlying cause of many illness and diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, gouty arthritis, and even some cancers. The good news is there are many foods out there that can reduce chronic inflammation. That’s why I created an anti-inflammatory foods list to help you get started.

But first, let’s go over some foods that cause inflammation that you should avoid:

  • Trans fat
  • Refined grains
  • Processed foods, drinks, and snacks
  • Processed meats
  • Dairy
  • Sugar
  • Too much alcohol
  • Fried foods
  • Excessive amounts of Omega-6 fatty acids

If you want to change your current state of chronic inflammation, you definitely want to cut out these foods. However, I know exactly what you’re thinking. “What the heck am I supposed to eat if I can’t eat those foods?” Well, I got you covered!

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods List

Everything you’re going to find on this list is healthy and wholesome. If you want to be healthy, you have to go back to the foods God has given us to eat – not man made junk.


  • Tomatoes
  • Cucumbers
  • Kale
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Brussel sprouts
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celery
  • Kiwi
  • Green Papaya
  • Bok choy
  • Spinach
  • Beets
  • Swiss chard
  • Sweet potatoes


  • Cherries
  • Grapes
  • Oranges
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Strawberries
  • Avocados
  • Olives
  • Pineapple
  • Acai berry

Fatty Fish-

  • Sardines
  • Mackerel
  • Anchovies
  • Salmon
  • Herring
  • Tuna

Whole Grains-





  • Green Tea
  • Kombucha

Meal Examples

There are many great ways to incorporate this anti-inflammatory food list to your everyday life. Here are some ideas.



  • Salads- experiment with different bases and combinations. For example, last night I ate a salad that had romaine lettuce, spinach, kale, cucumbers, tomatoes, and carrots. Yum! Don’t forget that you can top salads with chopped nuts, too!
  • 5 Minute Blackened Salmon by Blair at
  • Avocado Tuna Salad by Davida at
  • Fruit Salad- combine pineapples, blueberries, strawberries, apples, grapes, raspberries, and bananas for a real treat!


There you have it! Your anti-inflammatory foods list! You see? There are plenty of delicious foods you can eat while recovering from chronic inflammation.
Did you find this list helpful? Please share with others so everyone can learn all the great foods you can eat while kicking chronic inflammation to the curb.

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