A diet that is full of fruits, vegetables and lean proteins can help you feel your best and stay healthy. And, if you have arthritis, adding fatty fish, nuts and healthy oils such as extra-virgin olive oil, may be especially beneficial.
Eat Like a Greek or Italian
One of the most important benefits from the Mediterranean diet for people with arthritis is a reduction in inflammation. The monounsaturated fats that are found in foods like olive oil, nuts and fish can have anti-inflammatory effects. And studies show benefits for osteoarthritis as well as inflammatory types of arthritis like rheumatoid arthritis, gout and ...more