Diet Chart for Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that affect millions of people worldwide. It mostly occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the end of the bones wears down over the time. It commonly affects the joints of hands, knees, hips and spine and can lead to tenderness, stiffness, swelling around the joints.
A number of dietary factors are shown to ease the symptoms of Osteoarthritis. A healthy diet with some lifestyle changes is most effective way to overcome the symptoms. We suggested the best diet chart for the patients who are suffering from this condition.
|Foods to be Consumed||Foods to be avoided|
|Fruits||Papaya, Dates, Kiwi, Strawberries, Raspberries, Orange, Grapes, Guava, Avocado, Apples, Banana, Blueberries, Black currant.||Excess amount of Citrus fruits.|
|Vegetables||Broccoli, Dark leafy greens, Cauliflower, Beans, Mushrooms, Carrots, Bell peppers, Spinach, Sweet potato.||Eggplant, Potato, Tomato, Taro roots, Yam.|
|Grains||Wheat, Brown rice, Oatmeal, Millet, Maize, Quinoa, Whole rye.||White flour, White bread, Refined white flour, Wheat bran.|
|Dairy Product||Cow’s Milk, Plain yogurt, Cow’s ghee, Tofu, Curd, Buttermilk.||Full-fat milk, Peanut butter, Cheese, Mayonnaise.|
|Legumes||Green gram, Orange lentil, Yellow lentil.||Chickpeas, Kidney beans, Black grams, Split- white lentil, Soybeans.|
|Nuts||Walnuts, Almonds, Flaxseeds, Pistachios, Cashew nuts, Figs.||None|
|Oils||Olive oil, Coconut oil, Mustard oil.||Corn oil, Vegetable oils, Canola oil, Soy oil.|
|Spices||Garlic, Ginger, Mint, Fenugreek, Turmeric, Black pepper, Cumin, Coriander, Cinnamon, Cloves.||Excessive salt, Soy sauce, Excess pickle, Red chili.|
|Beverage||Green tea, Orange juice, Herbal tea, Coconut water.||Alcohol, Soft drinks, Excessive Tea, Coffee, Soda.|