Most diseases start off with some type of inflammation in the body. It’s your body’s way of saying something is wrong. Whether you suffer from bloating, arthritis and joint pain, or simply want to add healthy habits to your daily routine, this compilation of anti-inflammatory recipes will get you on the right track. Many of these recipes feature key ingredients like ginger, turmeric, and whole fruits and vegetables. These ingredients are great alternatives to processed sugars and pre-made beverages that actually increase inflammation, aggravate join pain and cause digestion problems.

So grab one of these recipes below and take a big gulp!

1. Sunshine Juice
This drink not only keeps inflammation down, it improves digestion, boosts your mood, and makes your taste buds dance without unnecessary added sugars. This beverage would be best enjoyed in the morning for an energy kick, or on a warm, sunny day when you can revel in the healthy goodness.

Ingredients:

1 head of romaine lettuce or bunch of kale
1 lemon
1 carrot
2 stalks of celery
1 inch ginger root
½ cucumber
½ apple (optional)

Juice all of the above ingredients together and pour over ice in a glass to chill.
Enjoy immediately!

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