Osteoarthritis-Fighting Foods

Featured Article,Healthy,Recipes
May 30, 2011

Fight off painful symptoms of degenerative arthritis with a diet that's filled with colorful, healthy and, most of all, delicious foods.


The most vibrant and abundant produce of the summer is some of the healthiest too—particularly for those with osteoarthritis. Tomatoes and berries are bursting with beta-carotene and vitamin C; pesto is made with walnuts high in omega-3’s; and yogurt is packed with vitamin D. All are believed to help target painful symptoms of degenerative arthritis, and certainly, all make delicious use of summer's bounty of good (and good-for-you) things.

shrimp and tomato salad

Grilled Shrimp with Tomato Salad

Sweet shrimp cooked on the grilled perfectly complement a tomato salad with citrus vinaigrette.


Basil Pesto with Walnuts

Classic pesto with walnuts instead of the traditional pine nuts.

frozen yogurt

Summer Berry Frozen Yogurt

Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries—you choose, then churn them up into a not-too-sweet frozen treat.


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