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Eat to Minimize Joint Pain

Your knee needs some loving right now, but you can’t spoon feed it soup. You can, however, try some of these foods that are shown to relieve and prevent joint pain.

Collagen Production

Vitamin C plays a big part in the production of collagen, a crucial element of your bones. Don’t climb an orange tree just yet, but try some of these to strengthen your bones:

Strawberries

Raspberries

Blueberries

Grapefruit

Oranges

Apples

Kiwi Fruit

Cantaloupe

Broccoli

Strengthen Your Bones

There is a reason that people with arthritis are popping calcium pills. Get your portion of the stuff and strengthen your bones with these food sources:

Low Fat Plain Yogurt

Skim Milk

Spinach

Cheese

Cottage Cheese

Baked Beans

Oranges

Almonds

Black Eye Peas

Green Peas

Reduce Inflammation

Vitamin B has been shown to reduce joint inflammation. Try these foods:

Lean Meat

Fish

Tofu

Cottage Cheese

Sunflower Seeds

Eggs

Soybeans

Wheat Germ

Whole Grain Cereal

Lentils

Peanuts

Bananas

Ease A Cramp

No more hopping across a room to ease a leg cramp. Instead, just reach for some of these sources of Vitamin E:

Almonds

Hazelnuts

Walnuts

Sunflower Seeds

Safflower Seeds

Wheat Germ

Whole Wheat Flour

 

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