Tag Archives: Reduce

Ashwagandha may reduce anxiety and stress

Known as a multipurpose herb and “rejuvenator” used in ancient Ayurvedic1 and Chinese medicine for thousands of years, ashwagandha2 (Withania somnifera) is a plant native to India with a host of bioactive functions. Ashwagandha is one of the few true adaptogenic herbs that helps your body adapt to stress3 by balancing your immune system,4 metabolism… Read More »

A temporary low-calorie diet may reduce inflammatory bowel disease

Mice with inflammatory bowel disease tried a vegan dietWestend61/Eva Gruendemann/Getty By Donna Lu A low-calorie diet may help alleviate the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). That’s according to experiments with mice with IBD who were fed a low-calorie, low-protein diet and had reduced intestinal inflammation and a regenerated gut as a result. In humans,… Read More »

18 Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat to Reduce Pain

Green and black tea Eskymaks/Shutterstock Tea is rich in antioxidants or flavonoids, which may protect against cell damage that can worsen conditions such as arthritis. Research shows it also contains a chemical that fights inflammation, so consider swapping that morning cup of joe for a green tea instead. Broccoli s_derevianko/Shutterstock This vegetable contains vitamins C… Read More »