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Eat Healthy Diet Avoid Joint Pain…Arthritis

Healthy foods can and do relieve joint pain…arthritis, which causes swelling, pain, and stiffness in the joints. Arthritis is bone grinding upon bone because of cartilage disintegration causing pain to hips, fingers, knees and back. Click here for more information

A common arthritis is osteoarthritis which is the disintegration of cartilage between joints (shock absorbers). Eat a healthy diet to avoid rheumatoid arthritis. This type of arthritis occurs when the immune system attacks itself instead of protecting itself.

Stop Joint Pain…Eat Healthy Diet

Foods like wheat, dairy, corn, tomatoes, some citrus fruits and meats with saturated fats are known triggers that cause inflammation to infiltrate the body and cause pain, swelling and stiffness. Eliminate foods for 7-14 days then let the culprit in back into your diet. If this is an offending food learn to live with out it.

A Plan for Relief…Foods that are Anti- Inflammatory

Anti-inflammatory diet is low in saturated fats, will help reduce the body’s production of prostaglandins. This is a hormone like substance that speeds up the inflammation process…arthritis. Eating 90% vegetarian diet will greatly improve the immune system so disease and sickness will be far at bay. Some saturated foods like sour cream, cheese, butter should be used lightly.

Good Fat…Cold Water Fish to the Rescue!

Omega-3 fatty acids foods like salmon (wild caught), mackerel, rainbow trout, and sardines reduce the body’s production of prostaglandins and leukotrienes which cause inflammation. Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) is found in borage oil or evening primrose oil these come in soft gel supplements from the health food stores.

There is Help for Worn and Torn Joints…Arthritis

Eating healthy diet vegetarian will greatly reduce the symptoms of pain, swelling and stiffness. Grains with fruits and vegetables, having antioxidant properties greatly reduces the inflammation in the body. Studies have found rubbing capsaicin a compound found to burn in the inflamed joints help reduce the inflammation.

Some research also suggests using glucosamine sulfate, a natural body compound vital in building and maintaining cartilage. Some took 500 mg 3 times a day. Always check with your Doctor before self prescribing.

Obesity and Arthritis

Carrying to much weight will also cause osteoarthritis of the knees and hands. Lose weight and it leads to all over wellness and less joint pain. Eating an array of fruits and vegetables with grains will give the body the nutrients it needs to build and repair.

Cold water fish like salmon (caught wild), rainbow trout, tuna, sardines, halibut, Pollack, mackerel, herring are all high in omega-3 (good fats) and a sourced of protein as well, anti-inflammatory foods.

Benefits of Eating a Healthy Diet

Always avoid foods that trigger inflammation
Eat a Diet high in fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables, with whole grains
Eat omega-3 fatty acids…salmon, trout, mackerel, sardines, halibut, Pollack, herring, and tuna
Include supplements of omega-6 also in your diet like GLA like borage oil or evening primrose oil and black current oil in soft gel form
Eat healthy diet is your choice… to a lifestyle of arthritis free symptoms
Eat close to a vegetarian style diet if you are suffering with arthritis symptoms
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