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Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Eat with Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia can make a person who suffers with it begin to feel helpless and completely at the mercy of the disease. If you’re a person dealing with the difficulties of Fibromyalgia, you are well acquainted with the sudden nature of flare-ups, and the various types of pain that you experience, but you may be interested to know that there are a few foods that can help you deal with effects from the disease. The following information provides you with a good list of anti-inflammatory foods to help with fibromyalgia.

 

Ginger

This root is famous for its antibacterial and antifungal properties, but one of the other things that ginger can do is reduce inflammation. That makes it a great food for people who suffer with Fibromyalgia. The most effective way to take ginger is to eat or drink it in some way, and the most popular way is to drink it in some kind of hot tea, but you can also shave a bit off to place in your food, or blend a small amount in some apples, pineapple, and a carrot for a tasty and healthy smoothie. 

 

Celery 

Along with other leafy greens, celery is a very alkaline, and a very anti-inflammatory vegetable. It is an excellent source of phytonutrients and antioxidants, so it can be powerfully effective in fighting inflammation, and keep your insides feeling good and fresh. It can be eaten or juiced for a power punch of it rich goodness. 

 

Blueberries 

These little berries are another mega source of antioxidants. Eating a handful of these or making a morning breakfast smoothie can possibly help to lessen the effects of inflammation during a flare-up. You can also use them to sweeten some dishes and drinks when you want to add the amazing benefits to other things that you love. Blueberries and bananas have a wonderful way of uniting flavors. Smoothies are also a great food if you’re experiencing bowel inflammation, and can be very soothing to the gut. 

 

Olive Oil 

Plant oils can be a great source of omega 3 fatty acids. Olive oil is very high in omega 3’s, and is heavily anti-inflammatory. You can ingest a tablespoon plain, or use it in your cooking as long as it isn’t heated at high temperatures for very long. It is also recommended for use in salad dressing for easy pairing with greens. 

 

Try to add as many of these and other anti-inflammatory foods to your diet as you can.


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