7 Potent Foods For Killing Pain Naturally

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According to study, Chronic pain affects 116 million American adults. That’s more than 1/3 of total population. Painkiller may reduce pain but it has side effect and it can be addictive which are more dangerous. Best about these foods it won’t cause the nasty common side effects that most drugs cause.

Here are 7 potent foods that can fight pain naturally

Ginger
Ginger is nature gifted pain killer having analgesic properties like the popular ibuprofen. It reduces pain-causing prostaglandin levels in the body and usually use to treat pain and inflammation. Its active ingredients quartet, gingerols, paradols, shogaols, and zingerone which effectively reduce pain. Drink ginger tea to get relief from acute pain.

Turmeric
Study shown turmeric more effective anti-inflammatory than steroid medications when dealing with acute inflammation. Curcumin, a natural phenol present in turmeric root, is another natural anti-inflammatory. Curcumin suppresses pain same mechanism as drugs like COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitors does.

Olive oil
Olive oil is like golden liquid which fight pain fast. It contain antioxidant called polyphenols that help reduce common pain-causing mechanism in the body. Researchers say olive oils that acts as a natural anti-inflammatory, as like nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as aspirin or ibuprofen.

Salmon
Salmon is tasty and a healthy protein, it contain omega-3 fatty acids, which help in reducing arthritic pain . Salmon also good for your heart health. According to one study, consuming omega-3s in the form of a fish oil supplement was better than relief experienced from taking ibuprofen.

Cherries
Study found that tart cherry extract is ten times more effective than aspirin at relieving inflammation. Cherries can help reduce pain through the presence of a phytonutrient called anthocyanins, which have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

 

Grapes
Compound resveratrol, naturally found in the skins of grapes. It work same that aspirin and other anti-inflammatory drugs perform. Resveratrol compound stop certain cells in the body from responding to the signals of inflammation, suggesting that it could ultimately help fight pain.

Flax Seeds and Flax Oil
Flax seeds and cold-pressed flax oil, contain plentiful amounts of fatty acids known as Omega-3s which has anti-inflammatory properties.

Reference:

http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/foods_that_fight_pain

http://www.aarp.org/food/diet-nutrition/info-03-2011/pain-fighting-foods.html

http://www.health.com/health/gallery/0,,20705881,00.html

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Alijuina Herw
Alijuina Herw is a passionate, tea-loving, nutritionist, herbalist , who believes in the healing power of nature. She help people find out what their goals are, then coach them to use their own resources to improve their health and happiness. She like to see her as a very holistic nutritionist, herbalist that you can trust for the best advice and service for your health.

  • EyesOpenedNow

    Excellent, a very good list to have. Thank you!