10 pain fighting foods

For many Australians, pain is a daily experience, leaving them reaching time and time again for the medicine cabinet.

These 10 foods can help to prevent and ease pain naturally.


Known to relieve joint pain and tenderness associated with rheumatoid arthritis, salmon is packed with omega-3 fatty acids that can help to reduce inflammation. If you don’t like eating salmon, try other types of cold water fish including sardines, mackerel and tuna.


Ginger has been shown to help fight joint pain associated with arthritis. One study found that taking ginger capsules is just as effective as taking ibuprofen or other over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain relief. Ginger is used in many traditional medicines and is known for helping to alleviate nausea and soothe the stomach.

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