FOOD ITEMS TO BE AVOIDED FOOD ITEMS TO BE CONSUMED

Grains

Grains

  • Whole grains are good for this problem but white flour should be avoided in this problem.

  • Whole wheat pasta
  • Brown bread
  • Soya grains
  • Walnuts
  • Nuts

Note – These grains are rich in selenium which is an antioxidants and good for the rheumatoid patients.

   

Fruits

Fruits

  • However all the fruits are good for rheumatoid arthritis. But don’t consume the citrus fruits too much because they do increase the joint pain also.

  • Pomegranate
  • Apple
  • Berries
  • Pineapple
  • Papaya
  • Kiwi
  • Pear
  • Avocados
  • Apricots

Note – These fruits are packed with anti oxidant properties and good for this condition.

   

Vegetables

Vegetables

  • The vegetables are the great source of antioxidants but still avoid tomato, potato, peas and brinjal.
  • Onion
  • Broccoli
  • Lentils
  • Haricot beans
  • Spinach
  • Kale
  • Watercress
  • Pumpkin
  • Green coriander
  • All gourds
   

Non Veg

Non Veg

  • Red meat
  • Fish and eggs

   

Spices

Spices

  • Almost all the spices are good for this problem because they help to reduce the pain.

  • Ginger
  • Turmeric
  • Coriander
  • Fenugreek
  • Cumin
  • Black pepper
  • Garlic

Note – These spices have anti inflammatory properties thus provide the relief in rheumatoid arthritis.

   

Other Food Items

Other Food Items

  • Caffeine
  • Fast foods
  • Carbonated drinks
  • Alcohol
  • High fat foods
  • Green tea
  • Olive oil
  • Half teaspoon turmeric with milk
  • Dairy product
  • Flax seeds
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