Anti-Inflammatory Diet | What to Eat and What to Avoid

4. Dark chocolate

The cocoa in dark chocolate is one of the best sources of antioxidants including polyphenols, flavanols, and catechins that help fight free radicals damage on cells, it also contains healthy fats like oleic acid like that present in olive oil by that it helps fight bad cholesterol and increase omega 3 fatty acids that fight inflammation and promote cardiovascular health, with a moderate content of caffeine that promotes blood flow, it is best to choose higher quality dark chocolate with cocoa content higher than 70 % and avoid the types that have added sugar to it, to get the full benefit of its numerous antioxidants. you can use it frequently to make hot chocolate and desserts that are indulgent and rich, especially in cold weather.