People who have arthritis can improve their overall health by changing their diet. What is the best arthritis diet?
Certain foods are safe to eat, and the arthritis diet is good for preventing inflammation.
Studies say high cholesterol and a high-fat diet may contribute to inflammation in arthritis patients.
Vitamin C-rich fruits are good for patients with arthritis. Blackberries, kiwi fruits, strawberries, raspberries, peaches, mangoes, cantaloupe, melon, apples, etc., are suitable for inflammatory arthritis.
Vegetables high in vitamin A and Vitamin C are good for Inflammatory Arthritis. Carrots, Squash, Sweet Potatoe, Spinach, Kale and collard greens, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels, sprouts, etc., are suitable for arthritis patients.
Nuts and Seeds
Nuts and Seeds that are rich in Omega 3 essential fatty acids and high in Vitamin E are best for arthritis patients.
Unsalted nuts like walnuts, brazil nuts and almonds and seeds like sunflower, linseeds and pumpkin seeds.
Rich Omega 3 essential fatty acids and high in vitamin E fishes like salmon, mackerel, sardines, herring, tuna and trout are recommended for inflammatory arthritis.
During ayurvedic treatment, a non-vegetarian diet is not recommended.
Pulses and Grains
including lentils, chickpeas, brown rice, whole-wheat bread.
Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic etc.
Foods To Avoid in The arthritis Diet
- Red meat
- Cow milk, cheese and yoghurt
- Brown and white wheat flour, bran.( Do not use any products where wheat starch, edible starch, cereal binder, cereal filler or cereal protein are listed as ingredients)
- Dry roasted nuts
- Sugar and foods containing sugar.
- Coffee, cocoa,tea,alcohol.
- Salt,pepper, vinegar.
- Butter and margarine
- Soft drinks
- Red peppers
- White Potatoes
Guidelines for a healthy arthritis Diet
- Eat Variety of Foods
- Maintain an ideal weight
- Avoid Too much sugar
- Avoid too much fat
- Eat foods with enough starch and fibre
- Avoid too much sodium
- Avoid alcohol