Fibromyalgia Diet And Natural Treatments in Tallahassee, FL

 

Looking for a fibromyalgia diet and natural drug-free treatments?  The Fibromyalgia diet is a whole foods diet with an emphasis on eating raw or genlty steamed vegetables, fruits, lean grass-fed meats, sprouted grains, and unsalted nuts and dried fruits.  Here are the top 5 foods:

  1. Antioxidants C, A, E - found in raw fruits, vegetables and herbs which are great for reducing inflammation in sore or aching muscles
  2. Organic Lean Meat - chalk full of fat soluble vitamins, great protein source that helps build lean muscle
  3. Green Vegetables - such as kale, spinach, broccoli and other green contain magnesium can help ease pains and promote a lean body weight.  Frozen kale or spinach can be added to a morning smoothie, which is both tasty and  easy way to get greens.
  4. Cultured Dairy - Fermented Foods - probiotic yogurts such as kefir as well as miso soup can  promote good gut flora helping to prevent candidiasis.
  5. Omega-3 Fats - fish like tuna, salmon and sardines are high in omega-3 fats as well as fish oil supplements can naturally reduce inflammation in the body; thus easing aches and pains. (1)

Consider Avoiding These Foods

  • Foods Containing high levels of gluten - these foods can cause excess inflammation for some people which can worsen fibromyalgia symptoms.  Common allergic foods include:  peanuts, shellfish, dairy and of course gluten.
  • Sugar or synthetic sugar replacements like corn syrup can increase inflammation and hinder your bodies ability to heal.
  • Too much alcohol and caffeine - can contribute to dehydration, mineral deficiencies, and sleep problems
  • Food additives or processed foods - have genetically modified ingredients and other chemicals which can make things worse. (2)

At Pragle Chiropractic And Massage Therapy , we offer the gentle AO Treatment and medical massage therapy to help stimulate your body's natural healing abilities.  For more information, please visit www.praglechiro.com or call 850 508 5951.