Rich in flavonoids – specifically anthocyanins—which combat free radicals and inflammation. Chronic metabolic diseases including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases all develop from chronic inflammation. Blueberries can help keep inflammation down as well as keep metabolism running smoothly.
The perfect way to boost metabolism. The high EGCG and polyphenol content in green tea makes it a more powerful anti-inflammatory than any other tea.
Chocolate with a cacao content of 70 percent or more can prevent weight gain, lower blood sugar, and fight insulin resistance and inflammation.
Curcumin, turmeric’s main antioxidant, gives this spice a bright amber color and some serious anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric helps to prevent cognitive decline, liver damage, heart disease, and the effects of arthritis.
Beets are high in betaine, a nutrient that fights inflammation and boosts metabolism as well as improving your mood and turning off genes that encourage excess fat.