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Fibromyalgia
People who suffer from this painful condition often also suffer from anxiety, sleep disturbances, headaches, and irritable bowel syndrome, and may benefit from consuming foods that are high in magnesium and vitamin C. Low levels of serotonin have been detected in people who suffer from fibromyalgia, so it may be beneficial to consume complex carbohydrates and foods high in dietary tryptophan.

Mega-Recipes
We believe that it's possible to manage and/or improve certain conditions through what you eat. When we create "Mega-Recipes" for an ailment, we strive to include the maximum number of the nutrients that are shown to have benefit for that ailment. We also expect the Mega-Recipe to contain at least 25% of recommended intakes for those nutrients. See the list of recipes that have met our criteria for this ailment.

What You Should Eat & Why

magnesium
People suffering from fibromyalgia, often have low magnesium levels. Adequate amounts of magnesium promote proper cellular functioning and energy production.
Leading Food Sources of magnesium: Spinach, Avocados, Barley, Almonds, Quinoa, Amaranth, Buckwheat, Brazil nuts, Sunflower seeds, Oysters, Pumpkin seeds, Chocolate

Date Published: 05/03/2005
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