Developing a diet consisting of anti-inflammatory foods would be essential and consuming enough water to stay properly hydrated so that our bodies are equipped with everything needed to optimize health and maintain homeostasis. Foods to avoid are certainly legumes soybeans and green beans, gluten, added sugar, high sodium foods, trans fat, alcohol, and caffeine. Water with lemon in it will help replenish your electrolytes lost during the day. Herbal teas and green teas have excellent healing properties, they also serve as an excellent antioxidant.
Processed food from your diet replace with organic raw foods, fresh vegetables, wild caught fish like salmon, cook with coconut oil and olive oil to ingest those healthy omega 3 fatty acids and don’t forget your nuts and seeds that provide high energy good protein.
If drinking water isn’t your thing then try drinking bone broth, 8 to 16 ounces daily. You can make your own bone broth at home by saving the chicken bones, turkey bones, pork bones or steak bones and boiling them in a pot with some herbs. You can also go the store and buy some, if your local grocer does not have bone broth and you wish to buy it, check amazon.com. The high antioxidant foods that are suggested are: leafy greens, garlic, onions, avocado, asparagus and berries. Turmeric is an excellent herb to fight inflammation, you can cook with it or buy it as a Tea to drink, I drink it often. If your preference is taking vitamins and supplements then try to find one that is derived from whole organic foods. Find activities that will lower your stress levels, exercise, yoga, try tai chi, get acupuncture done, get a massage or take long walks in nature. Since our bodies do a lot of healing at night while our bodies are rest; it is important to get a good nights’ sleep.