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3 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Reduce Back Pain

 

Did you know that by adding superfoods into your eating plan, you can reduce your back pain? Yes! We have listed 3 anti-inflammatory foods to reduce your back pain, and boost your immune system.

Get the tips on the benefits of an anti-inflammatory diet here.

In response to an injury, toxins, or a medical condition, your body’s natural reaction would be inflammation. Inflammation can be the cause of various medical conditions like heart disease or arthritis. Also, one of the side effects of chronic inflammation is back pain. 

But wait – even if you chose medications or even physiotherapy to manage your back pain, why not go natural all the way and give these superfoods a try?

 

3 Anti-Inflammatory Foods To Reduce Back Pain

 

1. Avocados 

 

Avocados are considered superfoods because they contain essential vitamins like Vitamins E, and Vitamin K.

Vitamin E can help to reduce inflammation, while Vitamin K can reduce the symptoms of Arthritis and Osteoporosis. Also, both of these medical conditions can contribute to your back pain.

As well as containing the important mineral – Potassium. This nutrient helps in reducing inflammation, and strengthening your muscle/nerve function.

These medical conditions might cause back pain, and avocados are here to save the day and your back. 

 

2. Nuts: Almonds and Walnuts

 

You can enjoy a handful of almonds and walnuts, to name a few, which are rich with omega-3 fatty acids. 

These nutrients can help in managing the back pain resulting from rheumatoid arthritis.

Also, you can try pecans or brazilian nuts.

 

3. Lean Proteins: Chicken, Fish, Turkey and Beans

 

Lean protein food products provide the essential amino acids (byproducts of protein) that our body needs for optimal health. As well as being a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids.

When we say lean proteins, we don’t mean the fatty and processed meat products but rather the nutrient rich sources of protein.

You can add them to your eating plan once a week: Salmon, fish, turkey, yogurt, beans, and lentils provide the essential nutrients that you need with less health risks.

 

Pro Tips!

You can also enjoy green vegetables and fruits for their amazing health benefits. Think strawberries, cherries, carrots, sweet potatoes, spinach, and kale to name a few.

Also, aim to drink 8 – 10 glasses of water per day to reduce muscle spasms which might be a factor causing back pain.

 

To Wrap Up

 

The next time you want to reduce your back pain, choose these 3 foods: avocados, nuts and lean protein. Not only do they help in reducing back pain, but they give your health a boost!

Remember to avoid foods that trigger inflammation such as fried or sugary foods.

 

Don’t Miss Out!

 

Need more superfoods? Check these 5 anti-inflammatory foods to strengthen your immune system.

For more information about our Physiotherapy Program, call us now on 800 626 945 to start your road to recovery!

 

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