Foods to incorporate in your Joint and Heart Management Program
Shrimp – This super food can be eaten as an appetizer or as the entrée. It has been known to help fight inflammation of the joints due to the high levels of glucosamine that is found in its shell. The same is true for crabs and lobsters.
Salmon – This is a great super food as it is an excellent source of Omega3 fatty acids. Salmon has a number of health benefits to include: great for joint, weight and heart health. Salmon is the perfect alternative for people that are unable to eat shellfish.
Almonds – If you want to improve your overall health and you are vegetarian then incorporating almonds into your joint and heart management plan is an excellent solution for you. This is because almonds are also contains Omega3 fatty acids. In fact it has just as much Omega3 fatty acids as salmon.
Pineapple – This super fruit has long been thought to have incredible healing powers. It has the ability to an anti-inflammatory is better than that of a similar drug. Consuming pineapples will also help with bruises, sprains, cuts and much more.
Avocado – This fruit is great for both joint and heart health. In fact so beneficial to your health are avocados that it has been referred to as “the most nutritious of all fruit.” Avocados are great for the prevention of: arthritis, cancer, heart disease and even eye cataracts.
Foods that should not be incorporated into your joint and heart management plan
Red Meat – This can lead to joint pains.
Saturated Fats – This should be kept to a minimum as it is the main cause of weight gain. Saturated fats are also associated with an increased risk of heart disease and high cholesterol.
Caffeine – Caffeine in moderation is harmful; however, too much caffeine will have negative side effects including joint pains.
With the ever increasing cost of health care it is in your best interest to take preventative action and practice proper joint and heart management instead of waiting until it is too late. As the old saying goes “Prevention is better (and much cheaper) than cure.”