8 Foods that Reduce Chronic Pain and Inflammation 

Nov 13, 2023, 06:18 PM IST

8 Foods that Reduce Chronic Pain and Inflammation 


Reducing inflammation through diet is a great approach to promote overall health without any side-effects. Here are some foods known for their anti-inflammatory properties: 


Turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory compound which reduces pain and inflammation associated with chronic conditions. 


Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and helps reduce muscle pain and soreness over some time. 


Berries are packed with antioxidants that help combat oxidative stress and inflammation potentially reducing pain. 

Tart Cherries 

Cherries contain anthocyanins which have anti-inflammatory effects and help reduce muscle pain. 

 Olive Oil 

Extra virgin olive oil is rich in oleocanthal, a natural anti-inflammatory compound that provides relief in pain. 

 Nuts and Seeds (Walnuts, Flaxseeds) 

High in omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants, nuts and seeds can contribute to reducing inflammation and associated pain. 

 Dark Leafy Greens (Spinach, Kale) 

Leafy greens are packed with vitamins and antioxidants which help reduce inflammation and promote overall health. 

Green Tea 

Green tea is rich in polyphenols which have anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects other than metabolic benefits.