Joint pain can be a very uncomfortable condition and it is also difficult to manage. It will lead you to reduce your productivity at work and might leave you in constant pain. Joint pain may be caused by advancement in age or chronic conditions such as arthritis and gout. Over-the-counter drugs like non-steroidal anti inflammatory drugs (e.g. ibuprofen, aspirin) can be a cause of chronic gastric ulcers or bleeding tendencies when used chronically. Steroidal anti inflammatory drugs on the other hand weaken the immunity when used over a long period of time.
Nature has offered us a more affordable and safer bet when it comes to handling inflammation. Here are some key natural anti inflammatory foods you should consider:
One of the most powerful natural anti inflammatory foods. This fruit contains a protein digesting enzyme known as papain that helps reduce inflammation and also offers vitamin C and E, whose antioxidant abilities also reduce inflammation.
Kale, broccoli and Brussels sprouts are loaded with antioxidants that help prevent inflammation in the body. Be sure to include at least one of these natural anti inflammatory foods in your meals every day.
This is an amazing natural anti inflammatory food because it is a combined source of beta-carotene, complex carbohydrates, manganese, vitamin B6 and C which all work in concert as powerful antioxidants and thus reduce inflammation.
This organic beverage is a potent natural anti inflammatory drink because of an ingredient like flavonoids. It also has the added advantage of reducing risk to heart disease and cancer.
Virgin Olive Oil
This may be the key secret behind Mediterranean people's health and longevity. It protects the heart and blood vessels from inflammations through its rich supply of polyphenols. It also has mono-unsaturated fats that can be turned into anti inflammatory agents that decrease asthma and rheumatoid arthritis.
Lastly try to eliminate foods that are potentially inflammatory from your diet. A few examples are:
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My name is Josef Bichler.
I have a passion for wellness and showing others how to live healthy lives. I have corrected my own health problems with the use of alternatives only and helping others to achieve their health objectives through lifestyle changes, detoxifying their body and through understanding the benefits of eating healthy.