Did you know that many medical practitioners are of the opinion that chronic inflammation is the main culprit behind visible signs of ageing?

What is inflammation?

Inflammation is your body’s response to stress – whether from your diet, lifestyle or environment. The modern epidemic of chronic, low-grade inflammation destroys the balance in your body.

What causes inflammation?

  • Poor diet and sedentary lifestyle
  • Food allergies or food sensitivities
  • Environmental toxicity from our air, water, food pollutants and toxic metals like mercury and lead
  • Low-grade bacterial, viral and fungal infections and
  • Stress

What are the symptoms?

  • Visible signs of aging like wrinkles
  • Susceptibility to bacterial, fungal, and viral infections
  • Acid Re-flux
  • Skin conditions like psoriasis and acne.
  • Arthritis
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic pain, and
  • Urinary tract infections.

Foods that fight inflammation

The good news is that by adding these foods to your diet you will drastically inhibit inflamation:

  • Turmeric
  • Cherries
  • Ginger
  • Pineapple
  • Omega-3 rich foods
  • Raw Apple Cider Vinegar

Turmeric is a miraculously healthy spice. This popular yellow-pigmented curry spice is an integral part of Indian cuisine.  Its active ingredient, curcumin, has powerful antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties. Want a warm meal this winter that also fights inflammation? Then try our:

Winter roasted cauliflower with turmeric

  • 1 cauliflower
  • 1 tablespoon Turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil/coconut oil
  • 1 pinch Cumin
  • Pepper and salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.
  • Cut the cauliflower into florets, and put it in a baking dish.
  • Add, turmeric, olive oil, cumin, salt and pepper to the cauliflower in the dish and mix all ingredients together.
  • Cover the baking dish with foil to prevent the cauliflower florets from burning.
  • Roast for 35 to 40 minutes and remove the foil.
  • Put dish back to cook for another 15 minutes and serve.

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