Edema is a medical condition in which puffiness and swelling occurs in many areas of the body, as in legs, arms, feet, hands, lungs, heart, or stomach area. The dietary plan can be very important in the cure and prevention of edema, therefore it is important to make dietary changes to reduce edema-related swelling.

Diet Chart

Vegetables

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Bitter Gourd
  • Cucumber
  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Dark Leafy Greens Vegetables
  • Parsley
  • Beet
  • Squash
  • Bell Peppers
  • Potato
  • Spinach
  • Tomato juice
  • Frozen Vegetables

Fruits

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Pineapple,
  • Watermelon
  • Grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Almonds

Legumes/Grains

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Crushed Flax Seeds
  • Soy
  • Corn
  • Pulses (In Excess)
  • Processed Grains

Spices/Herbs/Oils

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Turmeric
  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger
  • Olive Oil
  • Coriander Seeds
  • Fenugreek

Others

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Water intake
  • Porridge
  • Green Tea
  • Lemon juice
  • Boil water with little sugar and fennel seeds
  • High salt foods
  • Processed Meats
  • Processed dairy foods
  • Carbonated Beverages
  • Beer
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
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