10 Foods You Should Eat For Your Joints And Foods To Avoid

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It’s not just older people who walk around with aching joints — young kids go through growth spurts, and just about anyone could end up with a pulled muscle or joint that is causing them pain. You do everything you can to relieve the pain — a hot bath, a heating pad, a cold pack, some over-the-counter NAIDs, and plenty of rest.

It doesn’t matter if you are suffering from osteoarthritis, which is the most popular type of arthritis, or you just are nursing a sports injury, pain is pain and anything you can do to make yourself feel better is worth the effort.

Eating the right foods is also something you can do to help your sore body. There are many things you can put into your body that will help you feel better, and there are some foods you should stop eating. Here is a list of foods you may want to add to your daily regime.

10 foods that will help relieve your joints

 

1. Fish with healthy fats

There are several fish that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These fish work to reduce the symptoms caused by osteoarthritis because they cut down on the inflammation. Some of these fish in this category include salmon, halibut, Mahi Mahi, tuna, shrimp, mussels, and red snapper.

 

2. Tart cherry juice

According to a study by the Oregon Health and Science University, just two cups of a tart cherry juice every day will help cut down on the amount of inflammation running through your body.

 

3. Wine

A study that was conducted in the U.K. found that because of the antioxidants in wine, participants who consumed up to six glasses of the beverage each week had a less likely chance of getting osteoarthritis in their knees.

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