Chronic pain and diet resources

If you are wanting to learn more about diet and chronic pain, this section includes:

  • Nutrition and Diet Resources
  • Lifestyle Resources (smoking, alcohol and drugs)
  • Gut Health Resources
  • Free Worksheets

 

Nutrition and Diet Resources

  • Webinar:  IASP Webinar: Why, what and how of nutrition for people experiencing chronic pain (link)
  • Website:  University of Newcastle:  Free Healthy Eating Quiz, Report and Recommendations (link)
  • Article:  NPC:  12 Quick Tips for Improving Your Nutrition (link)
  • Article:  NPC:  Guide to Healthy Diet and Weight Management (link)
  • Article: PPM: A Diet for Patients with Chronic Pain (link)
  • Article: NHS: Improving health and fitness (link)
  • Factsheet: HNEHealth: Nutrition and pain (link)
  • Factsheet: ACI: Pain: Lifestyle and nutrition (link)
  • Website: Eat for Health (link)
  • Website: The Australian Dietary Guidelines (link)
  • Website: The Australian Healthy Food Guide (link)
  • Article: Health Engine: Pain and Nutrition (link)
  • Article: Dietician’s Australia: Smart eating for you (link)
  • Article: My Joint Pain: Healthy Eating and Arthritis (link)
  • Article: My Joint Pain: Nutrition (link)
  • Article: Find an Accredited Practising Dietitian (link)
  • Article: Back to Basics: Recipes (link)
  • Article:  AIHW:  Food and Nutrition (link)
  • Article: NHMRC: Nutrition (link)
  • Article:  Healthdirect: A balanced Diet (link)
  • Article: IPSI:  Diet & Pain: Part 1: Which diet works best for pain (link)
  • Article: IPSI:  Diet & Pain: Part 2: Which diet works best for pain (link)
  • Article:  Future Medicine:  Diet therapy in the management of chronic pain: better diet less pain? (link)

 

Lifestyle Resources

  • Smoking
    • Factsheet: Australian Government: How to quit smoking (link)
    • Factsheet: NSW Health: Smoking, your health and quitting (link)
    • Article:  NPC:  Benefits of Quitting Smoking (link)
    • Article: Pain Science:  Smoking and Chronic Pain (link)
    • Article: Cancer Council: Quit Smoking (link)
    • Article:  The Lung Foundation: Quitting Smoking (link)
  • Alcohol
    • Factsheet: ACI: Standard Drinks (link)
    • Website: Drinkwise (link)
    • Website:  Alcoholics Anonymous (link)
    • Article: NIAAA:  The Complex Relationship Between Alcohol and Pain (link)
  • Recreational Drugs and Illicit Subsubstance
    • Article: NSW State Library: Drug Information (link)
    • Website: Reach Out: Addiction (link)
    • Website:  Alcohol and Drug Foundation (link)

 

Gut Health Resources

  • Article:  NPC:  12 Quick Tips for Improving Gut Health (link)
  • Article:  NPC:  Gut Health and Pain – Part 1: Know Your Gut (link)
  • Article:  NPC: Gut Health and Pain – Part 2:  The Gut-Brain Connection (link)
  • Article:  NPC: Gut Health and Pain – Part 3:  Your Gut and Stress (link)
  • Article:  NPC: Gut Health and Pain – Part 4:  Changing your Gut Health (link)
  • Article:  Harvard Health:  Can diet heal chronic pain?  (link)
  • Article:  Science Daily:  Gut bacteria associated with chronic pain for first time (link)
  • Article:  PPM:  Gut Health: A look inside reveals what you eat can affect your pain (link)
  • Article: IPSI:  Chronic Pain Treatment by Healing the Gut (link)
  • Article:  PBHC:  The Gut-Brain Connection to Chronic Pain, Anxiety and Depression  (link)

 

Free Worksheets

  • Booklet:  Guide to Nutrition for Chronic Pain (link)
  • Worksheet:  Weekly Food Diary (link)
  • Worksheet:  My Health Plan (link)
  • Worksheet:  Weekly Food Diary (link)