You might also enjoy these recipes for irritable bowel disease from CCFA.Learn more about free radicals and antioxidants from the National Cancer Institute. Here's a sneak peek: Free radicals are highly toxic chemicals that can damage cells. They are formed naturally in the body. At high concentrations they can harm the body. This damage may play a role in cancer and other illnesses. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals preventing them from causing damage while anti-inflammatory foods can help reduce inflammation.
When you have irritable bowel disease it is important to eat a diet rich in anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants. Fight inflammation with curry powder! This curry chicken salad recipe is full of fruits and vegetables, and rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants, like Vitamin C, can stop free radicals from damaging cells. Vitamin C supports the immune system.