The role of dietary components and their relation to anti-inflammatory properties in the body is a great way to recover from workouts and in some cases help decrease injuries related to inflammation.
Always start with whole foods first. Phytochemicals are a great benefit to antioxidant properties as well as anti-inflammatory foods.
Nutrient – Food sources
Lycopene – tomatoes, grapefruit, guava Lutein – egg yolks, leafy greens Zeaxanthin – green vegetables and eggs Astaxanthin – pacific salmon Catechins – tea