Diet Recommendations for Arthritis

Diet Plan for Arthritis Patients

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.

Fruits

Fruits for 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

Vegetables for Arthritis Patient

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.

Oily Fish

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.

Spices

Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic etc.

Foods To Avoid in The arthritis Diet

  1. Red meat
  2. Cow milk, cheese and yoghurt
  3. 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)
  4. Dry roasted nuts
  5. Sugar and foods containing sugar.
  6. Coffee, cocoa,tea,alcohol.
  7. Salt,pepper, vinegar.
  8. Butter and margarine
  9. Chocolate
  10. Citrus
  11. Additives
  12. Soft drinks
  13. Flour
  14. Nightshade 
  15. Eggplants
  16. Red peppers
  17. Tomatoes
  18. White Potatoes
  19. Tobacco

Guidelines for a healthy arthritis Diet

  1. Eat Variety of Foods
  2. Maintain an ideal weight
  3. Avoid Too much sugar
  4. Avoid too much fat
  5. Eat foods with enough starch and fibre
  6. Avoid too much sodium
  7. Avoid alcohol

 

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