• 6 Foods That Fight Pain

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    Pain is an unpleasant feeling often caused by intense or damaging stimuli, such as stubbing a toe, burning a finger and putting alcohol on a cut. And did you know that there are some foods that can fight the pain that we are feeling. Read more and you will know.

    Cherry

    Cherry extract is ten times more effective than aspirin at relieving inflammation only two table spoons of the concentrated juice need to be taken daily for effective results. Sweet cherries have also been found to be effective .

    Ginger

    Ginger reduces pain-causing prostaglanden levels in the body and has been widely used in inda ti treat pain and inflammation. A study by Indian researchers found that when people who were suffering from muscular pain were given Ginger, they also experienced improvement . The recommended dosage of Ginger is between 500 and 1000 mg per day.

    Flax Seeds and Flax Oil

    Freshly ground flax seeds and cold pressed flax oil, contain plenty full amounts of fatty acids known as Omega 3's. Do not cook with flax oil otherwise it will have the opposite effect- imitating the bodies tissues and causing pain.

    Celery and Celery Seeds

    There are more than 20 anti-inflammatory compound in celery and celery seeds, including a substance called apigenin, which is powerful in its anti-inflammatory action. Add celery seeds to soups stews or as a salts substitutes in many recipes.

    Turmeric

    Turmeric is the yellow spice commonly used in Indian curries. In research it has been shown to be a more effective anti inflammatory than steroid medications when dealing with acute inflammation. Its main therapeutic ingredients is curcumin suppresses pain through a similar mechanism as drugs like COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitors (without the harmful side effects).

    Raw Walnuts and Walnut Oil

    Raw walnuts and walnut oil also contain the same powerful Omega-3 fatty acids that fight pain and inflammation in the body.

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