6 foods that fight pain

instead of taking medication, changing one’s diet can help fight pain.

  1. Anti-inflammatory herbs and spices:
    turmeric, garlic, ginger, cinnamon, tart cherry, curry rosemary
  2. Non-animal sources of protein:
    fish (canned salmon, black cod, tuna, sardines, halibut, mackerel, herring, anchovies), legumes, dried beans (lentils, soybeans, black beans), grains (quinoa, millet, spelt), and plant (pumpkin seeds, walnuts, flaxseed)
  3. Healthy fats:
    coconut oil, olive oil, grape-seed oil, avocado, ground flax, nu butters, omega-3 fortified eggs
  4. Wide variety of plants:
    kale, whole grains, beans, lentils; whole rainbow: dark green, red, orange, yellow, blue and purple fruits and vegetables; whites (cauliflower, garlic, onion); blacks (black beans)
  5. Probiotics:
    any yogurt containing live cultures (check for Lactobacillus acidophilus and L. bifidus) and any fermented food (kimchee, sauerkraut, kefir
  6. Water and other anti-inflammatory beverages:
    water, green tea, black tea, coffee

read article on Yahoo! Health by Paula Spencer Scott for Caring.com: 6 Foods That Fight Pain

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