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Help Fight Inflammation with Food

Michelle Babb, author of Anti-Inflammatory Eating Made Easy

On top of being tasty, certain foods contain specific nutrients and natural compounds that may help fight inflammation, a condition linked to arthritis and gout. With that in mind, try heading to the fridge or pantry the next time you feel joint pain, swelling, or stiff knees.

Colorful fruits and vegetables, including ruby red tart cherries and dark leafy greens like spinach and kale, are among the most powerful anti-inflammatory foods, along with oily fish (salmon, sardines, and scallops), nuts, seeds, and whole grains. Ingredients such as ginger, turmeric, and olive oil may also help combat inflammation.

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