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Bone Broth Beats Glucosamine…by a Mile!

Did you know that the only thing between you and a thrifty, dramatically effective joint remedy is a little time spent tinkering in the kitchen? After today, you can stop forking over $20 to $40 per bottle for glucosamine and chondroitin and make a more effective “supplement” for a few bucks. Deeply nourishing and richly flavored, bone […]

Olive Oil Foils Inflammation and Takes Off Weight

Scientists have been singing the praises of olive oil since the first Mediterranean diet studies showed dramatic improvements in heart health (and later joint health).  These exciting results kicked off a flurry of olive oil studies to better understand how olive oil works. Some of the results are in, and they show that olive oil […]

Pile On Onions to Tame Fiery Joints

For millennia, cultures around the world have celebrated the onion. Sharp in odor and healing power, onions are loaded with a wide spectrum of anti-inflammatories and antioxidants.  They’re not only a good source of joint-protective vitamin C, they have abundant phenols and flavonoids that cool fiery joints. 1. Onions contain surprising amounts of joint-soothing nutrients. […]

Berry Good Anti-Inflammatories

Healing arthritis can be delicious. One of the best parts of healing arthritis with food is that you get to eat berries every single day! That’s because those tiny explosions of flavor are like bitty water balloons that quench joint fires.  They’re incredibly potent because one berry works in many ways to heal arthritis. Different […]

To Protect Cartilage, Cast the Right Net

Load up on cold-water fish! A variety of studies have shown that people who eat more fish have less arthritis pain. Recent research shows that fish tame arthritis pain in a number of ways. The omega-3 oils found in deep water fish ease inflammation, protect joints from damage, and kick-start the healing process.  Meanwhile, the orange pigment in many […]

Brazil Nuts Curb Arthritis Pain

For people with creaky knees, selenium is an essential mineral. It’s a potent antioxidant that also reduces inflammation.  Although the anti-inflammatory properties may help people with Osteoarthritis (OA), studies show selenium is particularly effective for people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Fortunately for us, it’s easy to get selenium in our diet with the Brazil nut. […]

Yogurt Fights Arthritis Inflammation in Five Ways

Yogurt rules at reducing the inflammation that triggers arthritis (and a host of other chronic, debilitating diseases). It provides inflammation-fighting bacteria, shuts down inflammatory chemicals in the body and helps control inflammatory glucose and insulin. Yogurt from grass-fed cows is definitely the best, as it has up to five times more anti-inflammatory CLA than yogurt […]

Broccoli Sprouts Halt Joint Destruction

Heap your plate with broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts, because these cruciferous veggies contain a natural compound that puts the brakes on arthritis. And that natural compound is even stronger in the tiny, zesty, broccoli sprout. 1. Broccoli works like COX-2 arthritis drugs, only better.  A 2010 study revealed that broccoli’s sulforaphane blocks the […]

Boost Selenium with Brazil Nuts

One ounce of Brazil nuts contains 100 times the recommended daily allowance of selenium, a mineral that soothes arthritis inflammation by fighting free radicals molecules that attack joints.

Omega-3-Rich Fish: Nature’s Best Arthritis P...

Eating omega-3 fish — or taking fish oil capsules– damps down inflammatory hormones that aggravate arthritis.

Olive Oil Beats Ibuprofen … By a Mile

People in Mediterranean cultures have been enjoying olive oil for centuries, and they are among the healthiest people on the planet.

Onion’s Joint-Soothing Quercetin

The humble, pungent onion is both a natural painkiller and an inflammation-fighter, soothing joint pain caused by chronic arthritis.

Broccoli Builds Bone

Broccoli is the arthritis matriarch of the cruciferous family of vegetables, but other members are healing powerhouses, too. Cabbage, kale, cauliflower, turnips, collard greens, watercress and radish should all be front and center in your Arthritis Healing Diet.

Not Just for Holidays: Winter Squash Beats Arthrit...

Squash and pumpkin play multiples roles in The Arthritis Healing Diet. First, they help you lose weight because they are high in fiber and low-calorie, and they can radically reduce your inflammation.

Not All Yogurts Are Created Equal

We all know yogurt is great for digestion, but it’s also a potent inflammation-fighter. This makes the right yogurt an important part of the Arthritis Healing Diet.

Spinach Tackles Inflammation

Spinach is an arthritis healing power food that fights arthritis pain and reduces inflammation. It also helps build cartilage and strong bones. Popeye knew what he was talking about!