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If you have arthritis these are the foods to avoid and to eat

As we grow old, we face so many health challenges that we need to maintain them in order not to suffer from them in a hard way. There are ways to keep them calm and at least live longer with them than to succumb to them.

The first thing you should do if you have arthritis is adjust your food habits. You must avoid items that are bad for you and pay close attention to what you eat.

Trans fats should not be consumed in large quantities. Trans fats can induce inflammation in the body, which is why patients with arthritis should avoid them. If you are unable to fully exclude them from your diet, make sure that you consume them in moderation.

Saturated fats, such as those found in meat, dairy products, and coconut oil, should be avoided as well because they will aggravate your illness.

Flaxseed oil has been proved to reduce joint pain and stiffness while also reducing inflammation in the body, so it's a smart idea to incorporate it into your diet if you suffer from this condition.

Refined carbohydrates should be avoided. White breads, pasta, cakes, cookies, crackers, and chips all include refined carbs. "Both refined carbs and gluten are very inflammatory, and they can either cause an arthritic flare-up or increase the discomfort of an existing flare-up," says dietician Trista Best.

Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean protein should all be consumed. Natural fibers contained in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can help relieve pain by reducing inflammation in the joints and digestive tract. Fiber also aids in the control of blood sugar levels, which helps to alleviate pain associated with diabetes.

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Source: https://www.healththoroughfare.com/disease/which-foods-to-eat-and-avoid-if-you-have-arthritis/43001

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