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12 High Protein Meals You Can Make In No Time Flat

When you're hungry, the last thing you want to do is take an hour to prepare and cook a healthy meal. It is even more of a challenge when you are living with chronic pain, as many pain-healthy recipes require a lot of thought and preparation. So instead of making you

Our Favorite Pain-Healthy Cookbooks From 2015

Preparing your own fresh food can be one of the best, most therapeutic treatments for your chronic pain. The good news is that 2015 was a bonanza of pain-healthy cookbooks for all types of diets. Chefs of any level, from “I can burn water” to “I am a master of

6 Foods That Fight The Blues

Have you ever found yourself so stressed out that the only comfort is gorging chocolate? In fact, there is an entire category of food called comfort food that is designed to provide us with the same comfort we might get from a good friend or a nap. Macaroni and cheese

Eat This, Not That: Eat Well To Prevent Cancer

Earlier this week we shared some of the foods that both reduce and increase the risk of cancer. Using that information, we thought it would be great to provide some suggestions at the micro level that can help you choose the healthiest foods for snacks or meals to aid in

Eat Right For Restful Sleep

Many environmental factors affect our sleep. There may be late nights in the office, stress at home, or trouble staying asleep on a bad mattress. Nutrition also plays an essential role in establishing good sleep health and habits. For example, according to this article on WebMD it might be the

Sites We Love: Deliciously Organic

At Holistic Pain, we like to refer our readers to other resources that can help them lead more balanced lives. One of our favorite food blogs is Deliciously Organic. The site was started by Carrie who struggled with her own pain issues and used a balanced diet to restore her

Recipe: Lemon Pepper Roasted Chicken With Fennel, Leeks, And Onions

Roasting a chicken in its own juices, alongside vegetables, is an excellent way to make a diabetic-friendly dinner. For an even healthier plate, remove the skin from the chicken before serving, or use this technique to cook skinless chicken or turkey breasts for a lesser time (the vegetables will still

Recipe: Fresh Lemon And Herb Potato Salad

Did you know that August 19th is National Potato Day? Believe it or not, it is! What better way to celebrate than by making a potato dish that is both tasty and healthy? This is a take on a traditional French potato salad, in that it uses vinaigrette instead of

Recipe: Baked Sweet Potato Fries With Cumin-Avocado Cream

Potassium is an electrolyte, meaning that it works to conduct electrical charges in our bodies. It is also very important when it comes to increasing bone formation and mineral density, and therefore important when it comes to the prevention of osteoporosis too. While many fruits and vegetables contain significant quantities

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Pesto

When a headache strikes, you can strike back by eating foods rich in magnesium! Magnesium works to relax blood vessels and muscles in the body, which will in turn help to alleviate the pain in your head. Pumpkin seeds are particularly rich in this nutrient, with ¼ cup containing nearly