Millions of people suffer from some form of arthritis. Research has shown that diet, nutritional supplements, stress reduction and alternative therapies can alleviate and even prevent arthritic pain and disability.
Foods that aggravate arthritis Soya, Coffee, Corn, Wheat, Bacon/Pork, Oranges, Oats, Milk, Rye, Eggs, Malt, Cheese, Grapefruit, Tomato, Peanuts, Sugar, Butter, Lamb, Lemon, Beef.
Tips on beating arthritis
Look for allergic food triggers. Be most suspicious of cereals and grains, notably corn and wheat, as well as dairy products and meats. Don’t attempt to wholesale elimination and reintroduction foods without your doctor’s supervision. You can eliminate a suspected food from your diet if you see your symptoms let up. Wait for at least a couple of days to a week for your symptoms to subside before eating the food begin.
Forgo meat, especially bacon, pork and beef. Saturated meat fats can stimulate the inflammatory process, see if a meatless diet helps.
Eat oily fish, such as salmon, herring, sardines or two, three or more times weekly. The oils in these fish are anti-inflammatory agents.
Have a little fresh ginger daily. It’s also an anti-inflammatory agent.
Cut back on corn oil, safflower oil and sunflower oil, and margarine.
Give up on milk and dairy products for week and see if your symptoms eased up. This is a quick and simple test and it may bring surprising results.
Remember to drink lots of water. If you feel your joints aching, go straight to water. In many cases, when water intake is regularly adjusted to the body’s needs, the pains would gradually disappear and joint pain may begin to repair itself