Find out what foods cause pain in the joints

We often think that joint pain is associated with physical overexertion or poor posture. It turns out that our diet also affects the health of the joints.

Some foods cause inflammation and worsen our health. Want to know which ones cause pain in the joints? Then read our article!

As arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia are associated with the food we eat?

It is not news that the markets and supermarkets sell a lot of products that contain harmful substances whose names cannot be pronounced and which negatively affect our body.

Every day we are faced with chemical food additives and preservatives that are very dangerous for our health.

Recent studies show that they can cause pain and inflammation in the joints, especially if you suffer from the following diseases:

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gout
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Herniated disc

Rejection of some products would substantially reduce the most common symptoms (stiffness, swelling and pain) and help to improve physical condition, so you'll be able to open a jar or climb the stairs.

To abandon all these products is quite difficult, because we include them in our diet every day. But it's worth it! You will quickly notice an improvement.

What products should avoid with joint pain?

Pay attention to the following foods that cause joint problems.

Plants of the family Solanaceae:

All of these vegetables it is not recommended to eat in the joint problems. To Solanaceae include:

  • Potatoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Eggplant
  • Sweet pepper
  • Chile
  • Sweet potato
  • Paprika

Pay attention to the fact that the dishes prepared using these products may contain the alkaloid solanine, which causes the buildup of calcium in tissues.

Give up these vegetables for one month and you will immediately notice a positive result.

Foods with purines

Their compounds are converted into uric acid accumulates in the body, especially in tissues and joints. This causes pain and can lead to gout.

If you suffer from pain and inflammation, try not to eat foods from this list:

  • Liver
  • Kidney
  • Brains
  • Sauces
  • Broths
  • Veal or beef
  • Bacon
  • Turkey
  • Herring
  • Mackerel
  • Mussels
  • Cod
  • Anchovies
  • Trout
  • Sardines
  • Mushrooms
  • Green peas
  • Spinach
  • Asparagus
  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Beer

Nuts and oils

Try to cook without added fat, except for olive oil. Also it is recommended to use linseed oil-it is useful and contains omega fatty 3 acids which reduce inflammation in the joints.

Nuts also contain oil, which, although very healthy, may increase muscle inflammation and inflammation in the joints. You can eat them, but not more often than once a week and in small quantities.

Dairy products

People suffering from arthritis or joint pain, experience more acute symptoms from dairy products in the food and notice the improvement when you refuse them.

It is better to refrain from eating the following products:

  • Milk
  • Yogurt
  • Butter
  • Margarine
  • Cream
  • Ice cream

The fact is that milk contains the protein casein.

If you want to compensate for the deficiency of calcium and protein in the body, try to replace the milk the following products:

  • Spinach
  • Chard
  • Almonds
  • Lentils
  • Quinoa
  • Tofu


The refined flour from wheat and rye contains gluten. In addition, it is not recommended for celiac disease, as it causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Also white flour provokes inflammation of the joints and worsens the condition of arthritis.

Instead of white flour to give preference to wholegrain.


They are still a controversial product, though used in hundreds of recipes — from baking to salads. Eggs contain lots of protein, but they are not recommended if you suffer from pain and inflammation in arthritis.

The fact that the so-called yolk contains arachidonic acid which increases inflammation when injected into the body.

If you stop eating eggs, you can replace that inflammation is decreased and joint pain goes away. It is better to get protein from plant foods (legumes and cereals).

Citrus fruits

Some people suffering from gout or arthritis notice improvement after the abandon of citrus fruit — raw or cooked. Citrus fruits include:

  • Oranges
  • Lemons
  • Pomelo or grapefruit
  • Tangerines
  • Lime

To compensate for the deficiency of vitamin C and strengthen the immune system, it is important to take 75 to 90 mg of vitamin C every day ( regardless of, a woman or man).

Pay attention to other vegetables and fruits rich in vitamin C:

  • Broccoli
  • Papaya
  • Kiwi
  • Guavas
  • Strawberry

Tea and coffee

Caffeine and, to a lesser extent, tannin increase inflammation in people with arthritis. Besides, if you drink a lot of tea, the content of vitamins and minerals in the body decreases. The same goes for chocolate.

It is not recommended to drink coffee or tea immediately after lunch and dinner. It is not necessary to replace them and sodas. Coca-Cola has similar negative effects and in addition causing other health problems.

What can replace these products?

After reading this article, you're probably thinking that you can't eat anything at all, but it's not. Pay attention to the following products:

  • Fruit red color
  • Whole grains
  • Green tea
  • Bow
  • Leeks
  • Zucchini
  • Salad
  • Carrots
  • Apples
  • Herbs
  • Natural juices
  • Brown sugar
  • Stevia
  • Bananas
  • Grapes
  • Oatmeal.published


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