4 Anti-Inflammatory Proteins to Eat

Written by John fenster

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Beans, such as black, kidney, white, cannellini, lima, or pinto beans, are a strong source of anti-inflammatory protein. 

Beans

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The pigments in colored beans (pinto or black beans) include anti-inflammatory antioxidant molecules that may help prevent cancer, heart disease, obesity, and diabetes.

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Omega-3 fatty acids in fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and mackerel reduce inflammation.

Fatty Fish

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Each 20 grams of fish consumed daily (less than one ounce) reduced heart disease risk by 4%. 

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Since both beans and lentils are legumes, if you like beans, add more lentils to your diet. Lentils are rich in antioxidant polyphenols that decrease inflammation.

Lentils

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As with beans, lentils include prebiotic fiber for digestive health. 

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It's fine to go crazy. Mazarin claims these plant proteins are anti-inflammatory like beans. 

Nuts

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The scientists believe nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, vitamin E, selenium, copper, fiber, and antioxidants that fight oxidative stress and inflammation.

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