Surprising Foods That Fight Pain

surprising foods that fight pain






1. ACHY JOINTS: Rx Cherries- 20-45  tart cherries may be as effective as ibuprofen for reducing pain, they reduced C-reactive protein, a major marker of inflammation associated with arthritis.

2.SORE MUSCLES: Rx Ginger- ginger tea reduces post-workout muscle soreness. The gingerols-are  antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving properties.

3.HEARTBURN: Rx-Beans-  Fiber helps acid reflux/GERD, the fiber moves food out of the stomach faster thereby preventing reflux.  Another helpful supplement for this is DGL tablets- deglycerinized licorice ( from Whole foods)  helps heal the stomach lining.

4.DIGESTIVE PAIN: Rx-Peppermint & Coconut: The menthol in fresh peppermint and peppermint tea relieves gas and  bloating  by relieving the cramping and spasms associated with  intestinal distress and IBS.  Coconut- 1-3 teaspoons of shredded unsweetened- helps diarrhea due to its anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.

5.PMS CRAMPS: Rx-Nuts, high in riboflavin, eaten regularly help prevent PMS cramps and brain fog. Especially, almonds & pistachios.

6.HEADACHES: Rx-Coffee & Pumpkin seeds- Coffee contricts blood vessels to ease pain. Magnesium in Pumpkin seeds helps calm overexcited nerves and tense muscles that contribute to migraine pain.