When we live in a country like ours, where cold and humidity are common, the pain of inflammatory diseases such as arthritis, osteoarthritis and rheumatism is inevitable.
Did you know that some foods are natural anti-inflammatory that will help reduce the pain of all these disabling diseases?
It is necessary to eat them regularly, so the effects act and last in time. Make your choice, there are 6 must-haves ingredients to add to your menu as often as possible!
This is an extraordinary spice with several effects on health. It is because of the curcumin that acts directly on the inflammation. If you do not like the taste of turmeric, the curcumin is sold in capsules in pharmacy.
Ginger is a natural analgesic because of gingerol, which is also a powerful anti-inflammatory. Add it to your dishes and drink it in infusion with a honey.
Fish should be part of your menu at least twice a week if you suffer from inflammatory pain. Wild salmon, mackerel, sardines and anchovies that contain a lot of omega-3 that will help you! Also try the flaxseeds, hemp and chia seeds that are a good source of omega-3 as well.
Berries (blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and cherries) contain anthocyanins which are plant pigments that have anti-inflammatory properties, and they are also good antioxidants. Eat whole fruits or drink concentrated juice from these berries.
Pure pineapple juice is rich in bromelain, an anti-inflammatory enzyme. To get the most out of it, make your own juice with fresh pineapple.
Cider vinegar is rich in minerals like phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, iron, and so on. Put your painful hands in 1 part of cider vinegar for 10 parts of water. If the pains are elsewhere on the body, soak a cloth in the cider vinegar and wrap the painful part with the cloth. Let it at least 30 minutes.