15 Foods That Stop Inflammation, Detox The Body, And Relieve Pain All In One!

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2. Turmeric

This is the absolute king of anti-inflammatory spices and is a must if you suffer from chronic pain. The active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, and it has been proven in study after study to help with the pain of fibromyalgia and arthritis. Most people find that 2 or 3 grams of a good quality curcumin supplement helps to clear the body of toxins and ease inflammation.

 

3. Olive Oil

This super healthy oil is one of the staples of the Mediterranean diet and offers tons of protection from inflammation. The journal Current Pharmaceutical Design published a study which found that olive oil contains a compound called oleocanthal, which offers almost the same anti-inflammatory benefits as ibuprofen. You can use olive oil as a detox food by adding the juice from 1 whole lemon (juice it with the peel on) 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, and 1.5 cups of water. Drink once each day about 30 minutes before bedtime.

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