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Snack on nutsIn addition to fruits, the Crete islanders' diet also consists of walnuts, hazelnuts, and chestnuts, which have been found to have anti-inflammatory benefits. Schmitt says it's due to the nuts' inflammation-reducing omega-3 fatty acid content.
In addition to reducing inflammation, omega-3s inhibit prostaglandin, a fat that produces histamine, says Schmitt. "Block prostaglandin production and you prevent the production of mucous, swelling, and leakiness of the blood vessels, which causes congestion," says Andry. Not a fan of nuts? Flax seeds, chia seeds, and cold water fish, such as salmon, are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
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