Friday, October 26, 2012

What to eat to relieve knee pain

One needs to have calcium, Omega-3 fatty acids, Magnesium in their diets to have healthy knees, bones. Here are some food that can help alleviate knee pain.

1. Ginger
Ginger has been used as medicinal food for ages. It is anti-inflammatory and helps soothes knee pain.

2. Spinach
Spinach has always been lauded for its goodness. Eating Spinach will also help in alkalizing your body. It soothes your tummy, provides all the required nutrients for good health.  Spinach helps relieve knee pain.

3. Spices - Indian food
Turmeric, cumin and other spices used in moderation can prove beneficial for health.
Traditionally Indian curries are prepared with spices such as turmeric, cumin, cinnamon, pepper and many more.

4. Onions
Onions have anti-inflammatory properties.

5. Orange juice
OJ not only is rich in vitamin C but also contains calcium which protects against knee pain.

6. Vitamin C
Fruits and vegetables rich in vitamin C like blue-berries, Strawberries, grapefruit, green peppers help.

7. Omega-3 fatty acids
Organic Flax seed oil is a good vegetarian source of Omega-3 fatty acids. It helps immensely in having strong bone structure.

Flavonoid compounds are reported to be of great for bone health. These are naturally occurring plant pigments with anti-oxidant properties. Food rich in flavonoids are green leafy vegetables, fruits, vegetables, tea, nuts, chocolates, spices, herbs. Everyday intake of these ensures good health and healthy bones.

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