When it comes to arthritis, simple changes in your diet can help you control your painful symptoms. Studies show that eating an arthritis-friendly diet rich in antioxidants and foods with anti-inflammatory properties can reduce the risk of painful exacerbations. What regular berry could help relieve your symptoms?
Arthritis is a chronic disease that affects millions of people in the UK.
Although there is no cure for arthritis, you can control it with medication and make changes to your lifestyle and diet.
Eating arthritis-friendly foods is one of the simplest and most effective ways to control arthritis.
What is the berry that can help improve the symptoms of arthritis?
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Grapes are small berries that have a lot to offer when it comes to essential nutrients to help your body control the painful symptoms of arthritis.
Grapes are rich in antioxidants, which gives them powerful anti-inflammatory properties.
In a small study of 24 men, participants were given concentrated grape powder equivalent to 250 grams of fresh grapes for three weeks.
Those who received grape powder noticed a reduction in inflammation compared with those who received placebo.
Well, you’re lucky: red wine contains resveratrol – a plant-based compound known for its anti-inflammatory properties.
By Arthritis.org: “Some studies show that wine consumption is associated with a lower risk of knee osteoarthritis, and moderate drinking is also associated with a reduced risk of rheumatoid arthritis.”
The key word here is moderation, which would mean no more than one glass of red wine a day.
However, if you have gout, any kind of alcohol should be avoided.