Low Carb Veggies To Help Reduce Inflammation

I fight CFIDS, Lupus, Mast Cell Activation Syndrom, and Histamine Intolerance so I have to watch what I eat. I put this list together so I can refer back to it to help me make best-eating decisions.

Bell peppers contain antioxidants called carotenoids. It provides 93% of the (RDI) for vitamin A and a whopping 317% of the RDI for vitamin C and 6 grams of fiber.

Broccoli provides more than 100% of the RDI for vitamins C and K.  They are rich in sulforaphane, an antioxidant that fights inflammation by reducing your levels of cytokines and NF-kB.

Asparagus Good source of vitamins A, C, and K, 4grams of fiber.

Mushrooms may lead to significant improvements in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory markers. They are rich in selenium, copper, and all of the B vitamin

Zucchini 35% of vitamin C, of the RDI per serving 3 grams fiber.

Spinach* One cup (180 grams) of cooked spinach provides more than 10 times the RDI for vitamin K. For example, one cup of cooked spinach contains 7 grams of carbs with 4 grams of fiber, whereas one cup of raw spinach contains 1 gram of carbs with almost 1 gram of fiber

Avocados* Avocados are also rich in oleic acid, a type of monounsaturated fat they’re also a good source of vitamin C, folate, potassium, and magnesium. They also contain carotenoids and tocopherols.

Cauliflower 3 grams of fiber, high in vitamin K and 77% of the RDI for vitamin C.

Green beans They’re high in chlorophyll and carotenoids, 4 of which are fiber.

Lettuce Romaine and other dark-green varieties are rich in vitamins A, C, and K and high in folate. Folate helps decrease levels of homocysteine, a compound linked to an increased risk of heart disease.

Garlic is known for its beneficial effects on immune function.

Kale is a trendy vegetable that’s also extremely nutrient-dense.

It’s loaded with antioxidants, including quercetin and kaempferol 1 gram fiber Vitamin 206% of the RDI for A and 134% of the RDI for vitamin C.

Cucumbers contain a compound called cucurbitacin E. 

Brussels Sprouts 80% of the RDI for vitamin C and 137% of the RDI for vitamin K.

Celery a good source of vitamin K, providing 37% RDI and luteolin, an antioxidant, 2 grams fiber.
Tomatoes*

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamins A, C, K and high in potassium and high lycopene.

Radishes

They’re fairly high in vitamin C, providing 29% of the RDI per serving.

Onions

Onions are high in the antioxidant quercetin.

Cabbage

It also provides 54% of the RDI for vitamin C and 85% of the RDI for vitamin K along with 3 grams fiber

Artichokes

10 grams come from fiber a portion of the fiber is inulin, which acts as a prebiotic that feeds healthy gut bacteria.

* be careful of histamine problems

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