15 Foods That Fight Chronic Pain

Ease your chronic pain with these healthy foods-recipes included! (31 Photos)

Laura Flynn McCarthy on Sep 27, 2012 at 10:38AM

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15 Foods That Fight Chronic Pain

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Ah...Nuts!

Unless you are allergic to them, you can't really make a mistake by eating nuts. Tiny powerhouses of carotenoids, polyphenols, tocopherols and other beneficial plant chemicals, nuts offer a slew of health benefits including antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-viral and cholesterol-lowering properties, and their anti-inflammatory action may help in pain reduction. And although they are calorie dense, studies show that eating a handful of nuts a day as part of a well-rounded diet can actually help you control your weight. To maximize the benefits of nuts, eat a variety of them, including cashews, almonds, walnuts, macadamias, pistachios and pecans.
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