We know that ice, anti-inflammatory meds, and weight management can help reduce joint pain. But did you know that the FOODS you eat can also improve joint inflammation?
The following NUTRIENTS found in these FOODS may help relieve joint pain and decrease inflammation:
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Olive Oil, Salmon, Tuna, Almonds, Walnuts, Chia Seeds, Flax Seeds
Canned Tuna, Milk, Salmon, Swordfish.
Blueberries, Blackberries, Raspberries, Strawberries, Oranges, Mangoes, Grapefruit, Brussel Sprouts, Cabbage, Bell Peppers, Onion, Spinach, Tomatoes
Broccoli, Cantaloupe, Carrots, Kale, Red & Yellow Peppers, Romaine Lettuce, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes
Almonds, Avocadoes, Peanut Butter, Pine Nuts, Pistachios, Sesame Oil, Sunflower Oil, Walnuts
Other sources that may decrease inflammation
Catechins found in Green Tea
Curcumin found in Tumeric
Bromelain found in Pineapple
Raw Apple Cider Vinegar
Minimize or Avoid these inflammatory FOODS that may aggravate joint pain:
Highly processed foods
Saturated fat in meats and dairy products
Added sugars in drinks and foods
To learn more about how you can improve your overall health and wellness through PRA’s Get Healthy PT Program contact Julie Fitzpatrick, DPT at 319-339-3611 or email@example.com.