12 Jun '15, 11am

6 smoothie ingredients that help to reduce inflammation:

Reducing inflammation is imperative for good health and longevity. And for those of us who want to run forever, it’s even more important. Smoothies are a fantastic way to pack in a lot of nutrients and energy. They are also gentle on the digestion system. There are certain fruits, vegetables and spices that help reduce general chronic inflammation even more than others. Here are some that are particularly powerful: Berries - blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or strawberries all make a smoothie sweet and tart. The flavonoids present in the berries are the compound responsible for reducing inflammation Pineapple - pineapple contains a natural enzyme called bromelain. When eaten, bromelain enters the bloodstream and helps break down proteins involved in the inflammation pathway Greens - rich leafy greens or sea greens (such as spirulina or chlorella) are chock-full of ch...

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