Over time, research suggests adopting it will help lower people’s blood pressure, protect against chronic illness, curb inflammation, aid weight loss and benefit the joints and heart.
The foundation has suggested six types of food people with arthritis should eat more.
Fish and olive oil
Fish, specifically salmon, tuna, sardines, and cold water varieties, serves as one of the best sources of omega-3 fatty acids.
These help to reduce inflammatory proteins, according to research that found people with fish-rich diets have fewer in their bodies.
And olive oil provides a source of healthy fat and oleocanthal.
The latter acts similarly to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by dampening the body’s inflammation capabilities and stemming pain sensitivity.