8 Best Anti-Inflammatory Foods

2. Green Leafy Vegetables

You can add ‘fights inflammation’ to the list of reasons to eat more green leafy vegetables, such as spinach, kale, and Swiss chard. These foods are rich sources of vitamin E, which Health.com says “may be key in protecting the body against pro-inflammatory molecules called cytokines.”

Although not as leafy, broccoli is another green with powerful anti-inflammatory properties. According to Healthline.com, broccoli is a valuable source of sulforaphane, “an antioxidant that fights inflammation by reducing your levels of cytokines and NF-kB, which drive inflammation.”

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