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Healthy Food List #18: Best Nutrition For Dealing With Fibromyalgia

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fibromyalgia-nutrition

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that causes pain and swelling in more than a dozen points all over the body.

1. Get vitamin D foods: Start with having food that is good for your bones.

2. Get more fish (salmon etc): These contain omega-3 fatty acids, which are helpful in reducing inflammation and help prevent cardiovascular diseases. Also helpful in aliviating soreness.

3. Get walnuts and flaxseed: Also rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

4. Get more fruits and vegetables: They are rich in useful antioxidants, as well as vitamins A, C, and E, helping fight free radicals, keeping your body normalized.

5. (Little) portions of grass-fed beef: This is rich in iron and vitamin B12, which hep maintain a healthy pain-processing nervous system.

But avoid meat as much as you can.

6. Try vegan food

7. Adequate water

Avoid
- Food additives, such as monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame, which can act as excitotoxin molecules, a chemical group that  can activate neurons that increase sensitivity to pain. 
- Caffeine: Will play havoc with your sleeping patterns.
- High levels of sodium