Arthritis is inflammation in the joints that can cause debilitating pain.There are many different types of Arthritis but here a few:
- Osteoarthritis: Degenerative arthritis when joints are overused and is one of the most common types of arthritis. May occur due to age, obesity, injuries, history within the family, and joint overuse.
- Rheumatoid arthritis: Autoimmune disease where the body attacks healthy joint tissue.
- Gout: Accumulation of excess uric acids inside your joints
- Psoriatic Arthritis: affects the skin and joints
- Juvenile arthritis: A single term for arthritis that affect children.
Looking for foods you can eat to help your symptoms.
Garlic has so many health benefits and has been shown to have an anti-inflammatory properties that may help decrease symptoms of arthritis.
Garlic contains diallyl disulfide, an amazing anti-inflammatory compound that limits the effects of pro-inflammatory cytokines.
Meaning that garlic can help your body fight inflammation and may even help prevent cartilage damage.
Other allium family – such as onions and leeks can help.
Historically, rose hips have been used as a natural remedy for osteoarthritis pain.
Ginger offers so many health benefits and one of the healthiest spices on the planet.
Contain gingerol which has been used in alternative medicine for many years.
Tart Cherry Juice
Tart Cherry Juice extracted from Montmorency Tart cherries and has a high amount of anthocyanins.
It has got a good reputation as a food that can offer arthritis relief, through anti-inflammatory agent with in the juice, and has even been used as a natural sleeping aid.
No benefit research on serum urate (SU) or urine urate excretion: Lack of effect of tart cherry concentrate dose on serum urate in people with gout
Broccoli is a superfood and one of the healthiest foods out there with an impressive nutritional profile.
Eating broccoli they believe it can reduce the risk of a heart attack, prevent cancer,supports the immune system and reduce inflammation.
Turmeric anti inflammatory
Walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pecans, and pistachios.
Nuts are high in “healthy” fats
Naturally very high in omega-3 fatty acids, this could alleviate symptoms as well as inflammation.
Spinach is high in the antioxidant kaempferol. kaempferol can reduce inflammation and thus potentially slow the progression of osteoarthritis.
Berries are packed full of loads of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.
Berries are rich in quercetin and rutin, two plant compounds which can help decrease inflammation.
Citrus fruits are a high in vitamin C and flavonoids.
Hesperidin is a flavonoid present in high concentration in citrus fruits with evidence of having anti-inflammatory effects.
Grapes contain a plant compound called proanthocyanidin.
Olive oil has anti-inflammatory properties
Green tea is packed with polyphenols, antioxidants that are believed to help reduce inflammation and protect and slow cartilage destruction.
Green tea called epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG) which are believed to help block production of molecules that can cause joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis.