The Pain Free Diet Blog

Plant-based, Paleo, probiotics, prebiotics, antibiotics, GMO, gluten-free, organic, all-natural, cleanses, detoxification, supplement, don’t supplement. Pretty confusing right? What is truly healthy and what is not? What is missing in the healthcare system that can treat your pain safely and effectively? Weekly articles explore trending topics, dig into the science, and debunk myths while giving you a sustainable approach to eliminate pain and improve your long-term health, function and vitality.



  By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. Stuffing yourself with a wide variety of vegetables is the quickest way to better health for just about any ailment, including pain. There are not many instances where this is not true, nor “experts” that will challenge this advice. Incorporating tons of seasonal, colorful vegetables on a daily basis will […]

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  By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. In a previous article I explained how cumulative dietary injuries can trigger chronic systemic inflammation that can rob you of performance and derail your recovery. In Part 1 and Part 2 of Foods That Feed The Inflammatory Fire, I showed how the amount of sugar, fat type and content, essential fatty […]

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  By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. Last week the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) announced that new federal rules will be laid out that food manufacturers must obey regarding labeling of “gluten free” products. The rules are intended to help the 3 million Americans – a little less than 1% of the population – who suffer […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. The other day I introduced the topic of what food groups, eaten by most people on a daily basis, cause the most inflammation. So what was #1 inflammatory food substance ?  Sugar. Refined sugar of any type is highly inflammatory. Doesn’t matter if it is sugar in the raw, pure cane […]

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By: Jonathan Tait, D.O. Routine exercise, minimizing stress, quality sleep, adequate recovery between workouts – all are essential for getting out of pain, and achieving optimal health and performance. However, I’m going to suggest that the number one factor impacting your capacity to achieve peak physical condition and well-being, is the amount of inflammation your […]

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