Fibro Fighter Easy to make Juice and Soup Recipes
Researchers believe that fibromyalgia amplifies painful sensations by affecting the way your brain processes pain signals. Some experts have noticed that many additional health conditions are affecting fibromyalgia patients, including gluten intolerance, gout, and restless leg syndrome. If you suffer from fibromyalgia, removing sugar, gluten, MSG, caffeine, and dairy from your diet may help to relieve symptoms. While there is a blood test some doctors use to determine if a patient has this disease, not much is known on the treatment and possible cure for fibromyalgia. Most treatments resort to treating the symptoms. There are only a few medications FDA approved to treat this illness. 1 is used as a general pain reliever for several different disorders. The other two might fall under the category of “anti-depression” medication. Always consult your doctor for a professional opinion.
Similar to migraine headaches, and chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia is sometimes shrugged off and not taken seriously by friends, family, and even some physicians. If you read around on some blogs and forums however, it seems many people are experiencing debilitating pain and discomfort, to the point of needing to quit jobs and drop out of school.
A great way to relieve symptoms is to try this soup recipe that combines natural pain relief foods such as ginger and turmeric into one tasty dish. It is easy to make!
Fibromyalgia Relief Soup Recipe:
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp powdered ginger
- 2 tbsp powdered turmeric
- 4 cups sodium-free veggie broth
- 2 stalks of scallions
At the stovetop, add coconut oil and powdered ginger. When the coconut oil and ginger are well combined, add the veggie broth. Bring to a boil Reduce the heat, and add the powdered turmeric. Add sliced scallions. It is finished! Transfer to a bowl and enjoy! Want a creamier soup? Steam a potato pureed in a blender with a little broth, and add it to your soup as it boils. Add 1/2 cup of coconut milk and some black pepper for a sweet, mild heat. Add extra flavor with steamed vegetables like carrots, kale, broccoli, and cauliflower.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: up to 1 hour
We have already discussed the benefits of eating carrots. In this recipe we go for savory over sweet by using garlic, basil and hot pepper combined with almond butter to produce a soup that can be used as a main course and served with a whole grain bread and salad to round out the meal.
Garlic, is full of antioxidants and anti-bacterial, and antiviral properties. Garlic is an immune system booster, an acne reducer, and aids weight control. Garlic’s high sulfur content helps reduce inflammation by inhibiting the enzymes that cause inflammation.
4 cups chopped carrots
2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
2 cups vegetable stock
1 tsp Korean or Vietnamese red chili paste
1 Tbsp. minced Thai cinnamon basil
1 large onion, chopped fine
1 Tbsp. coconut oil
1 8 oz. can coconut cream, unsweetened
1 tsp. whole sugar
1-2 cups water
In a large pot or kettle melt the 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and add the diced garlic and onion. Sautee these until they are translucent, then add the chopped carrots. Stir over a medium heat for about five minutes, sprinkling salt and pepper to taste.
Add the vegetable stock and half the water and bring to a boil. Sprinkle the Thai basil over the top, and stir it into the boiling water with the 1 teaspoon of pepper sauce. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the pot. Cook for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally to monitor the moisture level.
The carrots should cook until soft. When they crush easily you are ready to puree them.
Transfer the contents to a food processor and blend into a smooth paste. Add the almond butter and process until it is blended. Return the puree to the pot and stir-in the coconut cream and sugar. Bring the soup back to a boil, then reduce to simmer for 10 minutes.
Add water to the soup for a thinner texture if you prefer.
Juicing recipes for Fibromyalgia:
Recipe for cleansing and energy
- 3 sprigs of parsley
- 1 handful of spinach
- 1 handful of watercress
- 3 apples
Core the apples and cut into wedges. Juice the watercress, spinach, parsley and apple, alternating produce. Serve immediately.
Recipe for daily nutrition
- 1 sweet potato
- 4 carrots
- 1 stalk broccoli
- 1 sprig of peppermint (optional)
Cut the carrots into 3 inch pieces. Cut the sweet potato into wedges. Juice the carrots, broccoli, peppermint, and potato. Serve immediately.
To Prepare Carrot Juice:
Carrot juice is known to cleanse your body by getting rid of toxins out of it. Fresh raw carrot juice cleanses the digestive tract of toxins and waste and indigestible material out of our tissues, bloodstreams, muscle fibers, joints and internal organs. This in turn aids in preventing obesity and also in preventing diseases like gout, edema, jaundice etc.If you want to know how to prepare carrot juice then below are the steps you can follow.
- Carrots- 4
- Sugar for taste
- Ginger- 1 tbspn roughly chopped
- Water- 3-4 tbspn
- Lemon juice- 1 tbsp
- Wash the carrots properly under flowing water
- Then, dry them and chop then in to even and small pieces
- Transfer the pieces to a food processer along with ginger, sugar and water. Blend them till smooth
- Strain the juice in a glass and then squeeze lemon over it.
- This is where you carrot juice is ready to drink.
Precautions to Keep in Mind While Usage of Carrot Juice:
Though carrot juice is healthy and have enough of benefits for mankind, there are some precautions one must keep in mind while taking carrot juice. Below are some of the points to keep in mind.
- Avoid consuming carrot juice if you are a patient suffering from diabetes. It can lead to a hike in the blood sugar levels.
- Taking too much of carrot juice can cause a condition known as Carotenosis, wherein the skin of the nose and soles turns yellowish-orange.
- Lactating mothers should not consume carrot juice in excess as it may cause changes in the breast milk.
- Make sure you check out for allergiesbefore consuming carrot juice; as many of us can be hypersensitive to carrots.