4 Must-Try Anti-Inflammatory Mediterranean Diet Trends for Christmas Eve.

Berries

Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and even cranberries, which are a Thanksgiving favorite, have been shown to help lower the chance of heart disease (CVD). 

CVD is more likely to happen if you have inflammation and high blood pressure. Berries also have anti-inflammatory chemicals like anthocyanins and ellagitannins that are hard to say but very good for you. 

Whole Grain

Whole grains are full of phytic acid, vitamin E, and selenium, which makes them some of the best anti-oxidant foods. Foods like brown rice, whole wheat bread, popcorn, and oatmeal are all good for reducing inflammation.

 Also, most whole grains have fiber in them, and some study shows that diets high in fiber may help fight inflammation.2 Men should try to eat 38 grams of fiber every day, while women should try to eat 25 grams.

Matcha

Matcha is green tea's earthier, brighter, and stronger cousin. You've probably seen it in lattes. It's stronger than green tea since it has more anti-inflammatory epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG). 

Walnuts

The polyunsaturated fats in this anti-inflammatory meal are abundant. A study at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that replacing saturated fats from butter.

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