3 Anti-Inflammatory Smoothies to Start Your Day Right
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High in good-for-the-gut fiber and inflammation-fighting antioxidants, apples are an oft-forgotten smoothie ingredient worth remembering. This sweet smoothie includes half of green apple, as well as blueberries, which can also help combat inflammation with their sky-high antioxidant levels (berries are one of the staples of the Nordic diet, which lowered the activity levels of inflammatory genes found in fat tissue, according to a study in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition).
Get the recipe: Berry Green Smoothie
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There are as many reasons to love yogurt as there are ways to eat (or drink!) it— but the draw for anyone following an anti-inflammatory diet is that this dairy powerhouse gives you a dose of probiotics. When unhealthy bacteria get the upper hand in your gut, they promote inflammation. Probiotics help ensure that the healthy kind of bacteria stay on top instead. This tropically inspired drink includes a half-cup of yogurt, along with lime juice and zest, and grated ginger.
Get the recipe: Lime Ginger Yogurt Drink