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Top 10 Foods That Promote Lymphatic Drainage and Lymph Flow

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Melissa Gallagher, a naturopath by profession, recommends the following 10 foods that she says promote lymphatic drainage and lymph flow, as well as the below-mentioned additional properties:


Ginger is a natural anti-inflammatory, which we wrote about here:

Ginger Does A Lot More Than You Think


Turmeric is another natural anti-inflammatory, which we wrote about here:

Why Curcumin (Turmeric) Is Worth Its Weight In Gold


Garlic is—you guessed it—another natural anti-inflammatory which we wrote about here:

The Many Health Benefits Of Garlic


Pineapple contains an enzyme called bromelain which is a unique kind of anti-inflammatory, which we have only written about in passing—we’ll have to do a main feature one of these days!


Citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, and grapefruits are rich in vitamin C, which can help support the immune system in general.


Cranberries contain antioxidants and anti-inflammatory compounds, which we wrote about here:

Health Benefits Of Cranberries (But: You’d Better Watch Out)

The video also explains how cranberry bioactives inhibit adipogenesis and reduces fat congestion in your lymphatic system.

Dandelion Tea

Dandelion is a natural diuretic and anti-inflammatory herb, which we’ve not written about yet!

Nettle Tea

Nettle is a natural diuretic and anti-inflammatory herb, which we’ve also not written about yet!

Healthy Fats

Healthy fats like avocado, nuts, and olive oil can help reduce inflammation and support the immune system.

Fermented Foods

Fermented foods, such as kimchi and sauerkraut, contain probiotics that can improve gut health, which in turn boosts the immune system. You can read all about it here:

Making Friends With Your Gut (You Can Thank Us Later)

Want the full explanation? Here’s the video:

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