FOODS FOR PAIN RELIEF
Ginger is a great natural pain killers. Ginger reduces prostaglandin levels in the body, which causes pain. Drink ginger tea, add to your food, make tonics or add to smoothies, and start to feel the healing wonders of ginger.
A daily glass of acai juice can reduce joint pain, as well as aid in weight loss, detox your body and boost your energy levels.
Coffee can help ease headaches, including migraines.
Olive oil is a rich in antioxidant, that helps reduce pain.
Drink some sage tea to help ease a scratchy/ irritated throat. You can also spray sage solution for relief of sore throat.
Greens can help maintain strong bones and healthy joints.
Resveratrol found in grapes and grape juice can help ease pain in joints.
Flax Seeds and Flax Oil
Flax seeds/ cold-pressed flax oil contain Omega-3s that help with pain and can suppress appetite.
Turmeric is a very effective anti-inflammatory that helps inflammation. Add turmeric to your foods or add to smoothies.
Fish- Salmon /Mackerel/Herring
Contain high levels of Omega-3s and help decrease inflammation and pain.
Celery contains apigenin, which helps with inflammation. Add to soups, stews, salt substitute or any foods.
Tart cherries have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties, decreases muscle damage and helps ease general pain.
Help with inflammation, pain and tissue damage.
Contains the compound capsaicin, which helps ease pain and inflammation in the body.
Contains bacteria that helps: reduce pain, ease inflammation, decrease bloating and aids digestion.
Peppermint and wintergreen helps: freshens your breath, prevents muscle spasms, helps digestive issues, treats irritable bowel syndrome, eases headaches (oil rub on temple or wrist) and eases pain.
Contain capsaicin and helps with muscle aches and pain.
Helps to prevent ulcers, decrease inflammation and treat UTI’s.
Helps decrease inflammation and pain.
Nuts are rich in fiber, calcium, and vitamin E, alpha-linolenic acid, omega-3 fat and antioxidants. They help to reduce and repair the effects of inflammation.
Helps with inflammation and pain. Add some soy to your diet and feel the effects.
Beets have antioxidant properties and help to reduce inflammation and protect against cancer and heart disease.
Garlic and onions
Help to boost your immunity and decrease pain/ inflammation.
Avocados are high in monounsaturated fats, magnesium, fiber, potassium, vitamins C, A, E, and B-complex vitamins. They help with pain and inflammation.
Blueberries helps to prevent cancer, cardiovascular disease, repair cell damage and reducing inflammation.
Swiss chard reduce inflammation and pain.
FOODS TO AVOID
Limit Sugar and Artificial Sweeteners
Yeast and Gluten
Alcohol and Tobacco
Processed Vegetable Oils
Processed and Fast Food
Hydrogenated and trans fats