Anti Inflammatory foods for Arthritis


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Leafy Greens
Choose kale, spinach, broccoli, Swiss chard, collards, mustard, arugula, and turnip greens whenever you get the chance.

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Acai, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, flax seeds, and hemp seeds are all packed with omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3′s are some of the best fats you can eat because they fight inflammation in all parts of the body. They help lubricate joints, arteries, and also help keep digestion and brain health in good condition.

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Their anthocyanins (antioxidants) are what give them their tremendous healing powers and can also be found in all types of berries.

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Broccoli is packed with calcium, protein, anti-inflammatory antioxidants, and vitamin C. Vitamin C can help reduce pain, lower physical and mental stress, and will also help keep the body’s immune system working well. Thanks to its anti-cancer compound known as sulforaphane, broccoli also has the potential to prevent or slow the progression of osteoarthritis. Even more, it’s also a good source of vitamin B6 to assist with energy and a healthy mood.

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Almonds are a fantastic source of plant-based protein, anti-inflammatory mono-unsaturated fats, B vitamins, magnesium, and vitamin E. Basically, they’re a powerhouse of nutrients just begging to be eaten! They’re also a good option for those eating soy-free since some people sensitive to certain foods find soy contributes to joint pain (along with gluten and dairy).

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Green Tea
It’s rich in heart-healthy antioxidants, energy-boosting properties, and reduces inflammation regardless that it’s a natural source of caffeine.


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