Eat More Salmon to Relieve Pain

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If you suffer from chronic pain, it may seem hopeless but you can find relief with certain foods. I am Dr. Mike Clark. No single food can completely stop chronic pain, but some key foods actually help decrease your pain. One of those key foods is salmon. Whether it's broiled, baked, or grilled, enjoying salmon in your diet is a good bet for managing chronic pain.

Salmon is rich in pain relieving Omega-3 fatty acids, but it's also a great source of another potential pain fighter, Vitamin D. There's strong link between low levels of the sunshine vitamin and chronic pain. In fact, emerging research suggest supplementing your diet with Vitamin D may help ease the discomfort.

A 3-ounce serving of salmon has nearly half the recommended daily dose of Vitamin D, 1, 000 IUs, or 1, 200 IUs if you're older than 60. So help yourself feel better by helping yourself to some salmon. For more ways to nourish your health, watch all our smart tips, right here.