13. Olive Oil: Diets that are rich in olive oil, including the Mediterranean diet, has been proven to lessen stiffness and pain in patients with the rheumatoid arthritis. The anti-inflammatory properties of olive oil are credited to oleic acid that contains omega-3 fatty acids and polyphenols. To include more olive oil in your daily diet, change out store bought salad dressings for a homemade version. Combine three parts olive oil to one part vinegar or lemon juice. Add herbs and spices of your choice.
14. Broccoli: Seemingly, Mother understood what she was talking about when she told you to eat your broccoli. Based on a Mayo Clinic 11-year study, broccoli, cauliflower, and other cruciferous vegetables were demonstrated to guard against the progression of arthritis.
15. Green Tea: The green tea features hundreds of strong antioxidant compounds called polyphenols and has really been mentioned for helping prevent issues that range from cancer to cardiovascular disease. But studies also indicate green tea can help prevent or relieve symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis.