There is no specific diet aimed solely for CRPS, but there are diets designed around the anti-inflammatory properties in foods. This involves the 4 F's, which are:
(Hooshmand, H MD.)
The diet that Hooshmand, H. MD. devised, in conjunction with the Neurological Associates, is not aimed at losing or gaining weight. It is designed to exclude those foods that are deemed harmful to your health and could aggravate chronic pain, i.e. the Five C's: cookies, cakes, chocolate, cocktails and candy. Instead this diet emphasises the intake of foods that help the inhibitory nerve cells that suppress the pain input (4 F's: Fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, fish, and fowl).
By eating these food groups, it is to aid and enhance your overall well-being.
There is some suggestion that organic produce is good, but this is not been authenticated.
The generally recognised best methods of cooking include roasting, grilling, baking or broiling. Try not to fry food and, if you do, use an oil spray which are now widely available in supermarkets.
There are some foods that healthcare professionals advise against eating when living with chronic pain, including the Five C's (cookies, cakes, chocolate, cocktails and candy):