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7 Best Foods For Arthritis

Margaret Solace

Arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints and it causes pain, swelling as well as stiffness. If you have arthritis or you know any anyone suffering from this disease, then you know how it feels. The different types of arthritis include Osteoarthritis, sprained ankle and rheumatoid arthritis.

Osteoarthritis occurs when the tissues at the end of the joints start to wear off. Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune disease where the immune system attacks the joints. Although there are medications for arthritis, diet can also play a major role. Check out some of the best foods for weak joints or arthritis.

• Lemons

Lemon peels soaked in olive oil for a few days can be applied to the joints.

• Walnuts

Walnuts are loaded with compounds that help reduce inflammation caused by joint disease. They contain Omega 3 fatty acids.

• Garlic

Garlic is not only used in the kitchen. It is used to decrease some of the inflammatory markers and it reduces the risk of Osteoarthritis.

• Watermelon

This fruit is everything. Watermelon contains Vitamin C, A, B1, B5, B6 and potassium. It also controls Citrulline.

• Berries

It contains antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.

• Fatty fish

It contains vitamin D. Rheumatoid arthritis is known to be usually caused by lack of vitamin D. It also contains Omega 3 fatty acids.

• Olive oil

It reduces joint swelling and inflammation.