How This Helps

Basic nutritional and diet rules for people with Arthritis are to: follow a healthy Mediterranean style diet and minimize highly processed foods, sugar, sodium and saturated fats.  Arthritis is caused by inflammation in the body so eating as close the original and natural state of food is essential.  Absorbing enough vitamins C, D3 and E as well as Calcium and Omega 3 fatty acids, from your food will help maintain a normal inflammatory response in the body.

Science and Research

Foods that are great for an anti-inflammatory diet for Arthritis are Salmon, Almonds, Garlic, Ginger, Paprika, Whole Grains, Beans, Cocoa, Curry, Turmeric, Tofu, Lentils, Green Olives, Avocados, Raw Mushrooms, Fruit, Leafy Green Vegetables.


This is a Sample Meal and Diet plan for 1800 calories level, which provides 1 servings of grains; 4 servings of vegetables; 3 servings of fruits; 0 servings of dairy; 5 servings of protein and 2 serving of oil.  This calorie level is typically adequate for women who have sedentary lifestyle. 

This one-day sample menu has a total of 1161 calories and has 70 grams of quality protein and 21 grams of dietary fiber.

Breakfast: Sunflower Cherry Oatmeal Bars:  

Per Serving: Serving size: 1 bar, 190 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 60mg sodium, 26g carbohydrates, (2g dietary fiber, 14g sugar), 2g protein.