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Experts Recommend Pain Relief Food Choices To Osteoarthritis Patients

Orlando, FL - March 11, 2015 - Osteoarthritis is a painful condition, and patients are resorting to a wide variety of treatment options just to find pain relief. However, it seems that they don't need to look further than their kitchen to find an effective remedy.

Experts have recommended several pain relief food choices to osteoarthritis patients. These food items are cherries, garlic, broccoli, fatty fish, vitamin C and turmeric. They have long been associated with a significant reduction in pain and inflammation, which often takes place in the joint, caused by osteoarthritis.

According to the Arthritis Foundation, making healthy food choices can truly benefit osteoarthritis patients. Sufferers should choose inflammation-fighting foods such as whole grains, veggies and fruits. These do not only fight inflammation, but also help in weight management.

“Many osteoarthritis patients who have been consuming these healthy food items claimed that they have experienced significant pain relief and improved mobility by eating well,” said VitaBreeze Supplements spokesperson, Michelle O’Sullivan.

The author of "The Food is My Friend Diet", and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Ruth Frenchman, who is also a registered dietitian, believes that eating healthy is the key in fighting inflammation. The most recommended food items are whole grains, nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables.

According to Frenchman, some studies revealed that healthy dieting as well as eating certain food items can significantly help fight joint pain and inflammation. Broccoli, cabbage and brussel sprouts, for instance, have a compound called sulforaphane that can help slow down the deterioration of cartilage usually caused by osteoarthritis.

There are other recommended food types such as fatty fish including tuna, salmon, mackerel and trout. These fish contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids that can potentially fight inflammation. Garlic is also recommended because it contains a compound known as diallyl disulfide, which is believed to help fight a number of diseases including arthritis.

Experts also suggest tart cherries to be included in the diet of osteoarthritis patients. According to research, the nutrients in this food can potentially fight osteoarthritis symptoms due to a compound known as anthocyanin. Vitamin C is also believed to be very effective in slowing down the progression of osteoarthritis.

Turmeric is another item that experts recommend to include in the diet of osteoarthritis patients. This ancient medicinal spice has been widely researched and used as a powerful inflammation fighter. It has an impressive amount of anti-inflammatory properties that are believed to significantly help osteoarthritis patients.

Experts believe that the therapeutic effects of turmeric come from its active ingredient known as curcumin. Curcumin supplements are widely used nowadays, especially among individuals who suffer from arthritis (http://www.amazon.com/Turmeric-Curcumin-Complex-BioPerine-Bio-availability/product-reviews/B00JA4TLTI).

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