Healthy Food

Healthy Food List #23: Best Nutrition For Strong Joints

Food list

Get ample calcium, vitamin D and antooxidants.

1. Berries (blueberries etc):  Rich in many nutrients, and strong antioxidants such as anthocyanins and ellagic acid, which help fight  inflammation that causes joint pain.

2. Nuts (walnut, almond): Rich in good fats and antioxidants that are good in dealing with effects of inflammation.

3. Orange vegetables (tomatoes etc): Rich in vitamin A, beta-carotene, and beta-cryptoxanthin, which help dealing with rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammation-related disorders.

4.  Dark leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables (kale, Brussels sprouts, bok choy, spinach, and broccoli ): Rich in antooxidants, which help deal with arthritis.

5. Oily fish (salmon, mackerel, and sardines): Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which suppress the production of enzymes that erode cartilage and proteins that regulate inflammation, and help deal with joint pain and stiffness.

6. Red apple: Rich in quercetin, an antioxidant, and anthocyanins, strong anti-inflammatory chemicals, which help deal manage arthritis.

7.  Onion: Rich in quercetin, which may help reduce arthritis symptoms.

8. Turmeric: Contains curcumin, a powerful antioxidant, which fights inflammation and pain.

9. Basil: Contains eugenol, which is useful for treating  inflammation and joint pain.

10. Extra-virgin olive oil: Rich in polyphenols, powerful antioxidants that fight against inflammation and pains. 

11. Ginger: Helps fight inflammations such as joint pains and stomach aches.

12. Calcium-rich cereal: For example oatmeal.

13. Edamame (Asian soybean): Rich in calcium, good for bones.

14. Yogurt: Rich in protein and probiotics, helps deal with upset stomach. Better digestion is key to fighting against inflammation.

15. Sunshine: Helps your body make vitamin D.